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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0340
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  392-395
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.31
Weight (g):  4.76
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2301. Ex Hugh de Sausmarez Shortt Collection, 25th of July 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with cross in r. hand and orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ΛC,CΛDI VS P C ΛVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOΠIΛ DOVΔNOΠVV (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CONS Γ (Constantinopolis 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 88b

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Arcadius
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