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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0537
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Eudocia; Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  AD 423-424
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 272. Seaby, December 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Eudocia, wearing rosette diadem and necklace, draped, hand holding wreath above and facing r., Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l., holding long cross; * in field, to top l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AEL EVDO-CIA AVC (Aelia Eudocia Augusta). Reverse: VOT XX MVLT XXX Γ (Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule, More for His Thirtieth Anniversary. Γ: Control mark 3). In Exergue: CONOB

Bibliography:  RIC X 229 (Theodosius, East)

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