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ID number:  BIRBI-R3327
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantine I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  327-328
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.89
Weight (g):  3.63
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2870. A.H. Baldwin, 1953, ex. Rev. Sydenham Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. draped, cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: camp gate with no door, over it two towers and between them a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTHNTIVS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDEN TIAE CAESS (Caesar of providence). Mint mark: SMAL (mint of Alexandria)

Bibliography:  RIC VII 47

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