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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0584
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Pulcheria; Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  AD 423-424
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 270. From Rev. Fane Dickson Collection, January 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Pulcheria, wearing pearl diadem and necklace, draped, hand holding wreath above and facing r., Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l., holding long cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AEL PVLCH-ERIA AVC (Aelia Pulcheria Augusta). Reverse: VOT XX MVLT XXX H (Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule, More for His Thirtieth Anniversary. H: Control mark 5). In Exergue: CONOB

Bibliography:  RIC X 220 (Theodosius, East)

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Pulcheria
East Roman
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Whitting, Philip David
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1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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