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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3347
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):  2.16
Weight (g):  3.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 739. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. draped, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with spear in l. hand leading figure out of hut under three branches.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAΓ TIVS P F AVG (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPH RHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: R [star] P (mint of Rome)

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 139

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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