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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3491
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  352-354
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  4.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2548.
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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 spearing soldier riding fallen horse.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N PL CL CONSTΠNTI… NOB CÆS (our lord Flavius Claudius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: FEL TEMP RE PHRR… (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: AC… (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 258

4 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
317
361
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantius Gallus
Roman
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354
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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