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ID number:  BIRBI-R3434
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.19
Weight (g):  4.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1103. A. H. Baldwin, 1962, ex Lockett Collection 209, ex Vierordt Collection 2719.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory facing r. holding trophy on spear in r. hand and palm branch in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CON STANS P F AVC (Flavius Julius Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA DD NN AVGG (Victory of our lords Augusti). Mint mark: TES (Thessalonica 5).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 13 var.

Notes:  Mint mark is TES when TS Ε was expected.

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Whitting, Philip David
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