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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2990
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Claudius II Gothicus; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-318
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.77
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 308. Spink, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing laureated veil and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing r. with head facing l., wings outstretched.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO CLHVDIO OPT IMP (Divine Claudius, Best Imperator). Reverse: MEMORIAE HETERNΛL (Eternal Memory). In Exergue: RS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 112

Notes:  According to RIC, the RS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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