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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0317
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Arcadius; Sirmium
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Serbia, Sremska Mitrovica
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  AD 393-395
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.43
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 281. From Rev. Fane Dickson Collection, March 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, wearing pearl diadem, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, wearing military attire, standing facing r., holding standard in r. and Victory on globe in l.; his foot on captive, to r., S and M in field, to l. and r. respectively (control mark).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARCADI-VS P F AVC (Our Lord Arcadius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG E (Imperial Victory. E: Control mark 5). Mintmark: COMOB

Bibliography:  RIC IX 14b (Sirmium)

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theodosius I
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395
Arcadius
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