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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3474
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  1.21
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3523. G. Fallani, 1959.
BIRBI-R3474.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them one standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DONS… IS ΛVG (Constans Augustus). Reverse: CLOR …TVD (glory of the army). Mint mark: PLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 9 var.

Notes:  Variation: cuirass only, not draped.

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Lugdunum
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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Constans I
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