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Coin: æ follis

Museum number:
8-7098
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Accession number:
Acc.892
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin: Aes Folles; Æ; type: R5; size: 17 mm; weight 1.98 grams; condition: fair. Obverse: B(4) bust laureate turned right, draped, wearing a cuirass. Inscription: FL CONSTANS NOB CAES. 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: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITUS R[untranscribable symbols]T.
Donor:
University of California Library
Collection place:
Rome (modern city), Lazio, Central Italy
Production place:
Rome (ancient city)
Culture or time period:
Constantinian Dynasty (313–363 AD)
Collector:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Constans I (Emperor of Rome)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITUS R[untranscribable symbols]T and Obverse legend: FL CONSTANS NOB CAES
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
336-337 AD
Accession date:
1946
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Loans:
S1969-1970 #14: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology (August 6, 1969–August 6, 1969)
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