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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0316
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Arcadius; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  AD 383-387
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.08
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3026. A. H. Baldwin, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, wearing pearl diadem, draped and cuirassed, holding spear and shield, hand holding wreath above and facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding standard in r. and resting l. on shield; captive at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ΛRCAD-IVS P F AVC (Our Lord Arcadius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM (Glory of the Romans). Mintmark: ASISC.

Bibliography:  RIC IX 33 (Siscia)

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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