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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3552
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Constantius II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  348-350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.38
Weight (g):  5.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and radiant phoenix in r. hand, over boat, behind him a Victory rowing.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CONSTAN TIVS P F AVG (our lord Constantius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FEL TEMD REPARATIO (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: RT (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 120

2 Related People

Constantius II
Roman
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Rome
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