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ID number:  BIRBI-R3230
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hannibalianus; Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  336-337
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.57
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1113. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hanniballianus, bare, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Euphrates, bottom half draped, seated facing r. on ground, leaning on sceptre with r., urn at side, reed in background.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ᴦL HHNNIBHLLIHNO RECI (Flavius Hanniballianus, King [of the Pontic Peoples]). Reverse: SE-CVRITHS PVBLICH (To the Secuirty of the [Roman] Public). In Exergue: CONSᴖ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 147

Notes:  According to RIC, the CONS[S] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Constantinople.

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Constantine I
Roman
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337
Constantinople
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Hannibalianus
Roman

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