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ID number:  BIRBI-R3046
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:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2859. Rev Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines encircled by wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS AVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: D N CONSTHNTINI MHX HVC VOT • X X (Our Lord Constantine, Greatest Augustus; Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule). In Exergue: ESIS*

Bibliography:  RIC VII 159

Notes:  According to RIC, the ESIS* in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Siscia.

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