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ID number:  BIRBI-R3436
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.73
Weight (g):  1.82
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3316. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, 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: CONSTANS P F AVC (Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: GLORI A EXER CITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMTS Δ (Thessalonica 4).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 57

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



Constans I
Roman

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