Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3271
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 695. Spink, 1923.
BIRBI-R3271.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, advancing facing l., raising r. hand and holding globe and whip in l.; R S in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CLARIT-A-S REIPVB (To the Renown of the Republic). In Exergue: SAPL

Bibliography:  RIC VII 122

Notes:  According to RIC, the SA[R]L in the exergue of the reverse and R S in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Arelate.

4 Related People

Constantine II
Roman
317
340
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Arelate
Roman


Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Viewing Record 1 of 1