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ID number:  BIRBI-R3393
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:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.18
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4114. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing l. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with spear in l. hand leading figure out of hut under three branches.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS P C AVC (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: Γ·CL PEMP VL:PA MATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: ALE Γ (Alexandria 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 66

Notes:  Vestages of gilding.

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