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ID number:  BIRBI-R2966
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:  328
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.33
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 316. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing pearl-diadem, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate with four turrets, doors open, star above; S F to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIRTV-S HVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: SCONST

Bibliography:  RIC VII 321

Notes:  According to RIC, the SCONST in the exergue of the reverse and S F in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Arelate.

3 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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Constantine I
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