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ID number:  BIRBI-R3371
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  330
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.41
Weight (g):  1.27
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1257. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of genius, facing l. draped, laureate, with cornucopia in l. hand. Reverse: Bridge between two towers over water.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: POP ROMANVS (the Roman people). Mint mark: CONS B (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 21

3 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
317
361
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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