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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0148
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  388-393
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  1.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1209.
BIRBI-LR0148.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory holding tropy in r. hand and dragging captive with l. hand, in left field a christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: V - THEOR· SIVS P P AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SALVS ΛEI PYOIΓOΛI (health of the Republic). Mint mark: TAO (mint of Aquileia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 58b

3 Related People

Aquileia



Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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