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ID number:  BIRBI-R3290
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-320
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.97
Weight (g):  2.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4103. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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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: Jupiter standing facing l. with globe surmounted by Victory in r. hand and sceptre in l. hand, at his feet in front laurel wreath

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N EL CL CONSTHNTINVS NOB C (Our lord Flavius Claudius Constantine most noble Caesar). Reverse: IOVI CONSER VHTORI CHESS (to the Caesar defender of Jupiter). Mint mark: SMK Γ (Kyzikos 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 12

4 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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