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ID number:  BIRBI-R3428
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.64
Weight (g):  1.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 30. Presented by Anderson, 1913, found at Chichester.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them one standard with Chi-Ro.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN S Q V AVG (Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOR IA EXEΠV ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: · E SIS · (5 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 103

Notes:  Provinence for this coin may be incorrect. Haines cites two standards in reverse, when there is one; Haines cites one pellet in mint mark when there are two.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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