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Coin: æ follis

Museum number:
8-7092
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21080007092
Alternate number:
8-6534 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.892
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin: Aes Folles; Æ; type: R1; size: 16.5 mm; weight: 1.35 grams; condition: fair. Obverse: (B5)bust laureate, turned right, (draped?), wearing a cuirass. Inscription: CONSTANTINUS IUN NOB C. Reverse: Two soldiers, helmeted, standing looking at one another, reversed spear in outer hands, inner hands on shield resting on ground; between them one standard. Inscription: GLO-IA EXERC-ITUS; SMNA (N in mint mark reversed or wrong attribution).
Donor:
University of California Library
Collection place:
Nicomedia (ancient city), Bithynia
Production place:
Nicomedia (ancient city), Bithynia
Culture or time period:
Constantinian Dynasty (313–363 AD)
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Constantius II (Emperor of Rome)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, Obverse legend: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, and Reverse exergue: SMNA
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
336-337 AD
Accession date:
1946
Department:
Cat. 8 - Classical Mediterranean regions
Dimensions:
weight 1.35 grams and linear 16.5 millimeters
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