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ID number:  BIRBI-R3024
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-318
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3248. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., raising r. hand and holding globe in l.; P in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTΛNTINVS P C AVO (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SOLI INVI-C-TO COMITI (To the Invincible Sol, Minister [to the Emperor]). In Exergue: ST

Bibliography:  RIC VII 68

Notes:  According to RIC, the ST in the exergue of the reverse and P in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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