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ID number:  BIRBI-R3285
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Heraclea
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Marmara Ereğlisi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.92
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 375. W.S Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Half-figure of Constantine, facing l. cuirassed, laureate, with sceptre in l. hand and mappa in r. hand. Reverse: camp gate without door with three turrets and three pellets over them.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N EL CL CONSTANTINVS NOB C (Our lord Flavius Claudius Constantine most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROIIDEN TIM CEOSS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: MHTC (mint of Heraclea).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 20 var.

Notes:  Bust type is J3, not J1

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