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ID number:  BIRBI-R3320
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  336-337
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.84
Weight (g):  1.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3335. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them one standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: …ORI A EXER CITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMTS Γ (Thessalonica 3)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 224

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