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ID number:  BIRBI-R3349
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:  350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.36
Weight (g):  6.26
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1341. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: standing soldier, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, spearing kneeling soldier fallen from horse, raising both hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS P F AVC (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP RE …RATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: RB (mint of Rome)

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 174

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Constantius II
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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