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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3005
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:  321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4057. Miss M. F. Gnade per A. H. Baldwin, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines encircled within wreath, with three crossed circles to top, l. and r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: D N C•NSTANTINI MΛX AVC VOT • X X (Our Lord Constantine, Greatest Augustus; Vows for Twenty Years). In Exergue: RP

Bibliography:  RIC VII 237

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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