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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3439
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.22
Weight (g):  4.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 750. B. A. Seaby, 1955.
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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 one branch.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTH NS P F AVC (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPH RHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: [star] SMK Γ (3 Cyzicus).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 77

3 Related People

Constans I
Roman

350
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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