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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2918
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:  321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3049. Seaby, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VO TIS XX in three lines, with three stars above; C R in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: COHSTHNTINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: BEHT TRNNQVILLITHS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VII 129

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

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