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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0147
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gratian; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.49
Weight (g):  1.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1280.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CPHTIΛ HVS P C HVC (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX (prayers for 20 years of rule, more for the 30th anniversary). Mint mark: SHK A (Cyzicus 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 22a

2 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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