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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3442
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:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.23
Weight (g):  4.29
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 507. Spink, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing l. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with globe in r. hand. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with standard with Chi-Ro in r. hand and shield in l. hand, before him two captive soldiers.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTI NS P F AVC (our lord Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL T□MP REPARATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: ΔLE Δ (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 56

3 Related People

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

350
Alexandria



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