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ID number:  BIRBI-R3150
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodora; Constantius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4099. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Theodora, wearing laurel wreath, mantled with necklace, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped, standing frontally with head facing r., carrying an infant at breast.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL MAX THEO-DORHE HVC (Flavia Maximiana Theodora Augusta). Reverse: PIETAS BOMHNH (Roman Piety). In Exergue: CONSC

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 50

Notes:  According to RIC, the CONS[E] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Constantinople.

4 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
317
361
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Theodora
Roman


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