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ID number:  BIRBI-R3152
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Fausta; Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  324-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 856. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Fausta, bare, mantled with necklace, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped and veiled, standing frontally with head facing l., holding two children in her arms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FLHV.MΛX. FAVSTA ΛVC (Flavia Maximiana Fausta Augusta). Reverse: SƆLVS REI-PVBLICHb (To the Health of the Republic). In Exergue: PLG

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 235

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLG in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

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