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ID number:  BIRBI-R3221
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Dalmatius; Constantine I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  336
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2285. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Delmatius, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with standard between them, inscribed with Chi-Rho, holding spear in outer hands and leaning on shield with inner hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL DELMΛII-VS NOB CΛΓS (Flavius Delmatius, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOH-IH FXbHC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: •CONS-

Bibliography:  RIC VII 398

Notes:  According to RIC, the [P]CONS[T] in the exergue of the reverse and [Chi-Rho] in the standard on the reverse are mintmarks indicating Arelate.

4 Related People

Arelate
Roman


Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Dalmatius
Roman

337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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