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ID number:  BIRBI-R3298
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:  335-337
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.71
Weight (g):  1.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3309. 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 one standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIISTANTNVO IVN NOB C (Constantine the Younger most noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR IA E… ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: …MAL Δ (Alexandria 4).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 66

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