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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3319
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:  330-333
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.86
Weight (g):  2.96
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3323. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTMNTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: GLOB IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: · SMH A · (Heraclea 1)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 133

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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