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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3301
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.56
Weight (g):  1.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1163. W.S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine, facing r. cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: The Emperor cuirassed standing facing r. holding reverse spear in his r. hand and shield in his l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VIC CONSTAHIINVS AVC (Victorious Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIRT V… CVSTI (virtue of the Augustus). Mint mark: R [laurel branch] · P (mint of Rome).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 43

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Constantine II
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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