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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0114
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gratian; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.52
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2880. Clement Platt, Paris, 1953.

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N GRATIA NVS P F AVG (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / XV / NVLT / XX (prayers for 15 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: A SISC· (1 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 31a

2 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton

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