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ID number:  BIRBI-R3226
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Dalmatius; Constantine I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  336-337
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 896. Col. Allotte de la Fuye, Paris, 1925.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Delmatius, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with standard between them, holding spear in outer hands and leaning on shield with inner hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL DELMHTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Delmatius, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: ᴗLOΠ-IH EXERC-TIVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: SMKE

Bibliography:  RIC VII 132

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMKE in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Kyzikos.

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