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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3003
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 781. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laureated helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Inscription and mintmark in five lines encircled within wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONST-UNTINUC HVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VOT X V FEL X X DT (Vows for Fifteen Years, Good Fortune for Twenty; mintmark).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 219

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

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Constantine I
Roman
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Rome
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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