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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3047
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:  328-329
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 112. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Open camp gate with two turrets, no door; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIAE AVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: BSISᴗ̆

Bibliography:  RIC VII 214

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

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Siscia
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