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ID number:  BIRBI-R3414
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.57
Weight (g):  5.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3683. A. H. Baldwin, 1961, ex Lockett Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and crowning Victory over globe in r. hand, over boat, behind him a Victory rowing.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTH NS P F AVG (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP RPPHRHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: TΠS (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 219

3 Related People

Constans I
Roman

350
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Treveri
Roman


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