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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2991
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Constantius I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-318
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.06
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 978. Presented by Mr C. C. Oman, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laureated veil and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing r. with head facing l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO CONNTHNπO PIO RRIHC (Divine Constantius, Pious Prince). Reverse: MEMORIHE EH...RNHE (Eternal Memory). In Exergue: RT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 114 var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the RT in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome. As opposed to the type in the RIC, the eagle on the reverse stands r.

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