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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3315
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  332-333
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.73
Weight (g):  2.27
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3319. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, standing each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SCONST (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 360 or 367

Notes:  We cannot discern the difference between types 360 and 367

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