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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2963
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  324-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3189. 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: Camp gate with two turrets, no doors, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDENTIHE HVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: P*AR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 264

Notes:  According to RIC, the P*AR in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Arelate.

3 Related People

Arelate
Roman


Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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