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ID number:  BIRBI-R3321
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  327-328
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.96
Weight (g):  3.27
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3413. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with no door, over it two towers and between them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: EL IVL CONSTHNTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDEN TIHE CAESS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: CONS (mint of Constantinople)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 28

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Constantius II
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Constantine I
Roman
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Constantinople
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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