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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2992
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):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.79
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 579. W. S. Lincoln, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing laureated veil and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing l. with head facing r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO CLHVDIO OPTIMO IRP (Divine Claudius, Best Imperator). Reverse: AEHORIAE HETEΠNHE (Eternal Memory). In Exergue: HT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 115

Notes:  According to RIC, the [R]T in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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