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ID number:  BIRBI-R3433
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:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.24
Weight (g):  4.04
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4105. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing l. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with spear in l. hand leading figure out of hut under three branches.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O V CONSTA ΠS P F AIG (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL · TFIIP · REPΛ RΛTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: B SISяM (2 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 215

3 Related People

Siscia
Roman


Constans I
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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