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ID number:  BIRBI-R3297
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  325-326
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.97
Weight (g):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3329. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine, facing l. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with no door, over it two towers and in the middle of them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C (Constantine the Younger most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDEN TIAE CAESS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: SMAL B (Alexandria 2).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 36

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