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ID number:  BIRBI-R3026
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:  318-319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3704. Ex Lockett Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laureated helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two Victories, winged and draped, standing facing each other, holding shield between them, inscribed VOT PR, above an altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GONSTHN-TINVS MHX HVC (Imperator Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: VICTOHIHE LHETHE PRINC PERP (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 82

Notes:  According to RIC, the PT in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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