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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2964
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:  325-326
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.20
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3696. Ex Lockett Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate with four turrets, doors open, star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS HVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIRTV-S AVCC (To the Courage of the Emperors). In Exergue: SHᴗRL

Bibliography:  RIC VII 291

Notes:  According to RIC, the [SH]ᴗRL in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Arelate.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Constantine I
Roman
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Arelate
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