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ID number:  BIRBI-R3107
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:  327-328
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 4087. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing rosette diadem, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate with no door, two turrets; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛN-TINVS AVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: SMANTΓ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 78

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

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