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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0179
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-387
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.78
Weight (g):  1.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1181. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P E AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years, more for the 20th century). Mint mark: YIDPS (mint of Mediolanum).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 14b

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Theodosius I
Roman

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