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ID number:  BIRBI-R2898
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.16
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3020. Spink, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, trabea, holding eagle-topped sceptre in r., facing l. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT IS XX in three line; three stars, above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: HLΛT TVΛ-***-NQΛLITΛS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 243

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLON in the exergue of the reverse and F B in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Londinium.

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