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ID number:  BIRBI-R3398
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  333-335
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.89
Weight (g):  2.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3312. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing l. draped, cuirassed, laureate. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL CONSTANS NOB CAES (Flavius Constans most noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: · CONS IA (Constantinopolis 11).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 83

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