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ID number:  BIRBI-R3291
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:  321-324
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.86
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2869. A.H. Baldwin, 1953, ex. Rev. Sydenham Collection.
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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 CL CL CONSTHNTINVS NOB C (Our lord Flavius Claudius Constantine most noble Caesar). Reverse: IOVI CONS ERVHTORI (to the defender of Jupiter). Mint mark: SMK Γ (Kyzikos 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 19

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