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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3496
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-354
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.14
Weight (g):  2.78
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1828. A. H. Baldwin, 1948, from Cahn sale.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius Gallus, facing r. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS NOB CAES (our lord Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: COTIS / V / MVLTIS / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Mint mark: SMN (mint of Nicomedia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 83

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantius II
Roman
317
361
Constantius Gallus
Roman
325
354
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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