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ID number:  BIRBI-R3287
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:  330-335
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.92
Weight (g):  3.07
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 637. H.B Earle Fox by bequeathing, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine, facing r. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, standing each with spear in their outer hand and a shield on their inner hand, between them two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C (Constantine the Younger most noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR TH EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMH Δ (Heraclea 4).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 127 var.

Notes:  Type 127 not recorded with Δ

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