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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0425
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  395-401
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1122.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand being crowned by Victory with palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: · N ΔHCADI VS P P ΛVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRΓVS V·V···ΠI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: ALE Λ (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 75

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Alexandria



Arcadius
Roman

408
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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