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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2995
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):  2.01
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4056. Miss M. F. Gnade per A. H. Baldwin, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laureated veil and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Lion, advancing facing r., tail high.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: OIVO CONΓCHNTIO PIO PHINC (Divine Constantius, Pious Prince). Reverse: MEMOπIHE HITERNHF (Eternal Memory). In Exergue: RS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 124

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

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