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ID number:  BIRBI-R3444
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.09
Weight (g):  4.92
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4108. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1966.

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing l. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with spear in l. hand leading figure out of hut under one branch.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTA IIS P □ AVC (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPA RATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: ALE Γ (Alexandria 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 60

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Constans I

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