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ID number:  BIRBI-R2901
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:  323-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 7. W. S. Lincoln, 1914.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, walking facing r., holding trophy in r. and branch in l.; trampling captive seated at feet, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛNT-INVS ΛVI (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: SΛRMΛTIΛ DEVICTΛ (Samartia Vanquished). In Exergue: PLONᴗ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 289

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLONᴗ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

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