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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3131
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Constantius II; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.27
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3298. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine I, veiled, facing r. Reverse: Constantine I, draped and veiled, riding facing r. in quadriga; manus dei reaches down to him.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DV CONSTHNTI-NVS PT AVCC (Divine Constantine, Father of the Augusti). Reverse: None. In Exergue: SMNΔ

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 18

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMNΔ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Nikomedia.

4 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Constantius II
Roman
317
361
Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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