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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3498
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius Gallus; Constantius II; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-354
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  2.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3521. 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, raising a hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTHN TIVS NOB CS (our lord Constantius most noble Caesar). Reverse: FEL TEM… REPHRHTIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: SMK S (Cyzicus 6).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 107

Notes:  Triangle in the back of Constantius Gallus at the bottom of his neck, not made by graffiti or a part of the die.

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