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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0173
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Treveri
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  388-392
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  1.62
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 305.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Roma seated on cuirass with crowning Victory on orb in r. hand and spear in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D H THFODO SIVS P F AVO (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS RO MΛNORVN (virtue of the Romans). Mint mark: TRPS (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 94b

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
Treveri
Roman


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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