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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3323
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  325-326
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.93
Weight (g):  3.06
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3322. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with no door, over it two towers and between them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PL IVL CONSTHNTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDEN TIAE CHESS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: MN Δ (Nicomedia 4)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 124

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Constantine I
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Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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