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ID number:  BIRBI-R3421
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  347-348
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.54
Weight (g):  1.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3330. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two Victories facing inwards, each with laurel wreath in their r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANS P F H… (Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIAP… NN (Victories of our two lords Augusti). Mint mark: SARL (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 86

3 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constans I
Roman

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