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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3376
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-355
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.07
Weight (g):  3.02
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 950. B. A. Seaby, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS P □ AV… (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOTIS / XXX / MHLTIS / XXXX (prayers for 30 years of rule, more for the 40th anniversary). Mint mark: C · S (mint of Constantinopolis).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 102

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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