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ID number:  BIRBI-R3383
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  347-355
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.12
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 33. Glendining, November 1948, ex. Rev. E. A. Sydenham.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: enclosed inscription held by enthroned Roma and Constantinopolis.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTAN TIVS PERP AVG (Flavius Julius Constantius eternal Augustus). Reverse: VOT XX / MVLT / XXX (prayers for 20 years of rule, more for the 30th anniversary). Peripheral: GLORIA REI PVBLICAE (glory of the Republic). Mint mark: SMAN I (Antioch 9).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 83

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