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ID number:  BIRBI-R3490
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  353-354
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.86
Weight (g):  3.26
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2209. B. A. Seaby, 1942.
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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 fallen from horse, raising a hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTHNΠ VS NOB CMES (our lord Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPHBATIV (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: CSLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 191

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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