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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0282
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.29
Weight (g):  5.83
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4178. A. H. Baldwin, 21st of October 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with orb in l. hand and standard with cross in r. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS E XERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: ALE A (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 18c

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