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ID number:  BIRBI-R3370
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Arelate
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  353-355
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.79
Weight (g):  1.92
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 185. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTHN TIVS P F AVC (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX (prayers for 30 years of rule, more for the 40th anniversary). Mint mark: SCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 207

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Constantius II
Roman
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Arelate
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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