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ID number:  BIRBI-R2916
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.73
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3206. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Trophy between two seated captives, on either side; A S in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛN-TINVS ΠVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS EXERCIT: (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VII 101

Notes:  According to RIC, the PL[G] in the exergue of the reverse and A S in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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