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ID number:  BIRBI-R3051
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Sirmium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Serbia, Sremska Mitrovica
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  324-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 210. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, advancing facing r., holding trophy in r. and palm-branch in l.; spurning captive seated on ground to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS HVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: SHRMHTIH DEVICTH (Samartia Vanquished). In Exergue: SIRM

Bibliography:  RIC VII 48

Notes:  According to RIC, the SIRM in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Sirmium.

3 Related People

Sirmium
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Constantine I
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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