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ID number:  BIRBI-R3045
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.18
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3254. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Standard, inscribed with VOT XX in two lines, with a captive seated on the ground on either side; S and F H in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONST-HNTINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIATVS EXERCIT (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: ESIS*

Bibliography:  RIC VII 120

Notes:  According to RIC, the ESIS* in the exergue of the reverse and S F H in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Siscia.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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