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ID number:  BIRBI-R2925
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  332
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.71
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 854. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
BIRBI-R2925.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Roma, wearing helmet, in imperial cloak, facing l. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling twins; two stars, above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VHBS ROMH (The City of Rome). Reverse: None. In Exergue: ᴗ̊PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VII 257

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

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Langwith Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


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