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ID number:  BIRBI-R3394
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:  351-355
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.37
Weight (g):  6.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4038. Presented by P. D. Whitting, 1965, ex P. D. Whitting Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: standing soldier, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, spearing soldier fallen from horse, raising a hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N COIISTΔN TIVS P Π ΔVC (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FSL TEMP RE PARATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: ALE Γ (Alexandria 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 72

3 Related People

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



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