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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3092
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  330-335
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4097. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Roma, wearing laureate helmet, in imperial cloak, holding spear over l. shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and leaning on shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINOPOLI (Constantinopolis). Reverse: None. In Exergue: SNNB

Bibliography:  RIC VII 196

Notes:  According to RIC, the S[M]NB in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Nikomedia.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Constantine I
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