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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3067
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:  327-329
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.27
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 633. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing diadem, facing r. and looking upwards. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines within wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS HVCI (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: D N CONSTHNTINI MHX HVC VOT • X X X (Our Lord Constantine, Greatest Augustus; Prayers for Thirty Years of Rule). In Exergue: •SMHB

Bibliography:  RIC VII 92

Notes:  According to RIC, the •SMHB in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Heraclea.

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