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ID number:  BIRBI-R3064
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Heraclea
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Marmara Ereğlisi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3273. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines within wreath; * within wreath, to bottom.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHH-TINVS UVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: D N GONSTHNTINI MHX AV-G VOT • X X (Our Lord Constantine, Greatest Augustus; Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule). In Exergue: SMHA

Bibliography:  RIC VII 60

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMHA in the exergue of the reverse and * within the laurel wreath on the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Heraclea.

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Heraclea
Roman


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