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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3106
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  326-327
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3284. 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: Camp gate with no door but •, two turrets; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIHE HVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: SMANTS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 71

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMANTS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Antioch.

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Constantine I
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
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