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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3390
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.48
Weight (g):  1.56
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3340. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them one standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTIVS AVC (Constantius Augustus). Reverse: GLO… IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMAL B (Alexandria 2).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 18

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Constantius II
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