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ID number:  BIRBI-R3397
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Constantine I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  335-336
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.83
Weight (g):  2.47
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3310. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANS NOB CAES (Constans most noble Caesar). Reverse: GLORI A EXER CITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMTS Δ (Thessalonica 4).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 201

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