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ID number:  BIRBI-R3437
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.94
Weight (g):  1.77
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4107. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and phoenix over globe in r. hand, over boat, behind him a Victory rowing.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTA NS P F AVG (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPABATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: TES Γ (Thessalonica 3).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 109

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

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