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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3483
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Decentius; Magnentius; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  5.92
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4600. A. H. Baldwin, November 1963, ex Sydenham Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Decentius, facing r. cuirassed. Reverse: Chi-Ro with alpha and omega.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N DECFNTIVS CAESVN (our lord Decentius Caesar). Reverse: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES (health of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: SAR (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 190

4 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Decentius
Roman

353
Magnentius
Roman
303
353
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