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ID number:  BIRBI-R3400
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Constantine I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  333-335
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.73
Weight (g):  2.36
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1743. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. 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 IVL CONSTRNS NOB C (Flavius Julius Constans most noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: SMAL D (Alexandria 2).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 61

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