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ID number:  BIRBI-R3143
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Helena; Constantius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Fractional Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.29
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2997. Spink, 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Helena, wearing diadem, mantled with necklace, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL HEL-ENAE AVG (Flavia Julia Helena Augusta). Reverse: PHX PV-BLICH• (Public Peace). In Exergue: CONSE

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 34

Notes:  According to RIC, the CONSE in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Constantinople.

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