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ID number:  BIRBI-R3015
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:  330-331
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.01
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 609. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantinopolis, wearing laureated helmet, in imperial cloak, holding reversed spear over l., facing l. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and leaning on shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONBTANTI-NOPOLIS (Constantinopolis). Reverse: None. In Exergue: RBE

Bibliography:  RIC VII 339

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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