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ID number:  BIRBI-R3489
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Ambianum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Hauts-de-France, Amiens
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.18
Weight (g):  3.46
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 203. W. H. Valentine, 1917.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius Gallus, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: standing soldier, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, stepping on shield, spearing soldier riding fallen horse, raising a hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTΛ… VS NOB CΛES (our lord Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: FEL TEMP RE PARATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: AMB (mint of Ambianum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 47

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