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Follis (Coin) Portraying Emperor Constantine II as Caesar

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

333-335

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Constantine II, facing right wearing a crown of laurels and a type of breastplate called a cuirass.
On the back, two soldiers are depicted frontally, standing between two vertical standards with their heads facing center.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Follis (Coin) Portraying Emperor Constantine II as Caesar

Origin

Alexandria

Date

Struck 333 CE–335 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS In Exergue: SMALA

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.10 g

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1218

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