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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3422
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1744. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Securitas resting on column with spear in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CONSTNIIS AVC (our lord Flavius Constans Augustus). Reverse: SECVRIT…S REIP (Security of the Republic). Mint mark: R [laurel branch] Q (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 34 var.

Notes:  Bust is rosette-diademed, insteand of laureate and rosette-diademed

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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