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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0178
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-387
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.13
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1504. A. H. Baldwin, 6th of January 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two emperors, draped, nimbate, enthroned, both holding an orb with their r. hand and r. one holding mappa with l. hand, between them a cross, between their feet a palm branch, behind them a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR IA AVCC (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: COM (mint of Mediolanum).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 8b

3 Related People

Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theodosius I
Roman

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