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ID number:  BIRBI-R2923
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  330-331
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3211. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantinopolis, wearing laureated helmet, in imperial cloak, holding reversed spear in l., facing l. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, standing facing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTIINT-INOPOLI... (Constantinople). Reverse: None. In Exergue: •PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VII 246

Notes:  According to RIC, the •PLG in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

3 Related People

Constantine I
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Lugdunum
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