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ID number:  BIRBI-R3424
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans I; Aquileia
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  340-350
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.16
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1259. A. H. Baldwin, July 1963, from early wartime sale.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription enclosed by laurel wreath held by two Victories.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANS AVGVSTVS (Constans Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Peripheral: VICTORIAE DD NN AVCC (Victories of our lords Augusti). Mint mark: SMAQ (mint of Aquileia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 45

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Aquileia



Constans I
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