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ID number:  BIRBI-R3342
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.47
Weight (g):  5.78
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4036. Ex. P.D. Whitting Collection, 1965, as present.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: standing soldier, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, spearing soldier fallen from horse, raising l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N GONSTMN CIVS Γ P AVC (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL C□MP □ EPHRHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: PHRL (mint of Arelate)

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 120

Notes:  Double struck on reverse, beginning of inscription repeated

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