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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2621
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-306
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  8.94
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4604. Ex Sydenham, A. H. Baldwin, 16th November 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G FL VHL CONSTHNTIVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Flavius Valerius Constantius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CbNIO COPV-LI POMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: KS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 21A

Notes:  According to RIC, the KS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Kyzikos.

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Constantius I
Roman

306
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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