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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3132
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
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):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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: DC CONSƆΔNTI-HVS PT HVCC (Divine Constantine, Father of the Augusti). Reverse: None. In Exergue: SMNS

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 18

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

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