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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3438
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-351
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.32
Weight (g):  3.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4119. A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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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: D N CONSTH NS P C AIIC (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP RCPH RHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: CONS I [star] (Constantinopolis 9).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 88

3 Related People

Constans I
Roman

350
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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