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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2908
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:  316-317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 608. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., raising r. hand and holding globe in l.; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛNTINVS P ΛVC (Constantine Pius Augustus). Reverse: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI (To the Invincible Sol, Minister [of the Emperor]). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VII 93

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

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