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ID number:  BIRBI-R3299
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.63
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3349. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine, facing r. diademed. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, standing each with spear in their outer hand and a shield on their inner hand, between them one standard with a chi-ro.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …ONS-ΛNTI NB…. Reverse: CLOH IA HXEX ITV… (glory of the army). Mint mark: PLO (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 6-7

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine II
Roman
317
340
Lugdunum
Roman


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