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ID number:  BIRBI-R3286
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:  321-324
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.12
Weight (g):  3.59
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4102. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine, facing r. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: Jupiter standing facing l. with globe surmounted by Victory in r. hand and sceptre surmounted by eagle in l. hand, at his feet in front eagle with laurel wreath, in back a sitting man.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CL CONSTHNVS NOB C (Our lord Flavius Claudius Constantine most noble Caesar). Reverse: IOVI CONS ERVATORI (to the defender of Jupiter). Mint mark: SMH A (Heraclea 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 55

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Constantine II
Roman
317
340
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Heraclea
Roman


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