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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2970
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:  332-333
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.76
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1382. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2970.jpg

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VRBS ROMA (The City of Rome). Reverse: None. In Exergue: SCONSc

Bibliography:  RIC VII 368

Notes:  According to RIC, the SCONS[T] in the exergue of the reverse and [branch] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Arelate.

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Arelate
Roman


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