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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2903
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Appleford Hoard
Maker:  Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  324-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3745. Ex Appleford Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate, with two turrets without doors, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GONSTΛN-TINVS ΛVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: RROVIDEN-ΓILB LVGG (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 293

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

4 Related People

Appleford Hoard



Londinium



Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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