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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3440
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-347
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.54
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3317. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONST ΛNS AVG (Constans Augustus). Reverse: GLOR IA EXERC ITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: S…Z (Antioch 6).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 48 var.

Notes:  Mint mark ending in Z not recorded for this type

3 Related People

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

350
Antioch



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