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ID number:  BIRBI-R3029
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):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.10
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3251. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing high-crested helmet, cuirassed, holding spear over l. shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Two Victories, winged and draped, standing facing each other, holding shield between them, inscribed VOT PR, above an altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTΠNT-INVS HVC (Imperator Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIAE LΠETΠE DRINC DERP (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 83

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

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