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ID number:  BIRBI-R3314
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  329
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.99
Weight (g):  2.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 864. Spink, 1924, from a find at Langwith, near York.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with open doors, over it four towers and over them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: VIRTVS CHESS (virtue of the Caesar). Mint mark: ΓCONST (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 335

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Langwith Hoard



Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Constantius II
Roman
317
361
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Arelate
Roman


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