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ID number:  BIRBI-R3260
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  323-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1733. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Wreath encircling inscription VOT-X in two lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΠNTINVS IVN NOB C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CHbSHRVM NOSTHOR... (Our Caesars). In Exergue: PLGG

Bibliography:  RIC VII 218

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

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