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ID number:  BIRBI-R3441
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  347-348
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.67
Weight (g):  2.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 506. Spink, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. diademed. Reverse: inscription within laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONST ANS P F AVG (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / ++ / MVLT / XXX (prayers for 20 years of rule, more for the 30th anniversary). Mint mark: SMAIA · (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 37

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Alexandria



Constans I
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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