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ID number:  BIRBI-R3277
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.10
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 244. In Paris, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Wreath encircling inscription VOT•V in two lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS IVN HOB C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CHESHRVM NOSTRORVV (Our Caesars). In Exergue: RQ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 236

Notes:  According to RIC, the RQ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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