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ID number:  BIRBI-R3345
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.32
Weight (g):  4.06
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4111. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in r. hand and glove with phoenix over it in l. hand, over boat, behind him a Victory rowing.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS P F AVG (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: EEL TEMP REPARATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: RC (mint of Rome)

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 128

3 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
317
361
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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