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ID number:  BIRBI-R3273
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:  321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.04
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2864. Rev Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Wreath encircling inscription VOT•X in two lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CAESARV… NOSTROUVM (Our Caesars). In Exergue: Q[ᴗ*]A

Bibliography:  RIC VII 245

Notes:  According to RIC, the Q[ᴗ*]A in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Arelate.

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