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ID number:  BIRBI-R3389
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  355-361
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.06
Weight (g):  4.36
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1360. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing 3/4 r. cuirassed, helmeted, with shield with horserider in l. hand and spear in r. hand. Reverse: enclosed inscription held by enthroned Roma and Constantinopolis.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CONSTAN TIVS PERP AVC (Flavius Julius Constantius eternal Augustus). Reverse: VOT XXX / MVLT / XXXX (prayers for 30 years of rule, more for the 40th anniversary). Peripheral: CLORIA REI PVBLICAE (glory of the Republic). Mint mark: SMAN Z (Antiochia 6).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 165

3 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
317
361
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antioch



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