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ID number:  BIRBI-R3492
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  352-354
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.06
Weight (g):  4.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3588. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL ·L CO□SΓΛNTIVS ΠOD CΛFS (our lord Flavius Claudius Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: FEL TEM RE ΓMVMTI… (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: RE (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 268

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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