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ID number:  BIRBI-R3318
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Heraclea
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Marmara Ereğlisi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  326
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.88
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3333. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with no door, over it two towers and in the middle of them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTHNTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDEN TIHE CHESS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: SMH E· (Heraclea 5)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 84

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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