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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3079
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  330-330
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3265. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Roma, wearing helmet, in imperial cloak, facing l. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling twins; two stars, above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: URBS BOMΠ (The City of Rome). Reverse: None. In Exergue: CONSE

Bibliography:  RIC VII 62

Notes:  According to RIC, the CONSE in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Constantinople.

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