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ID number:  BIRBI-R3288
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  333-335
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3308. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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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: GLOR IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: CONS Θ (Constantinople 8)·.

Bibliography:  RIC VII 74

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