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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0181
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.52
Weight (g):  5.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1183.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with crowning Victory on orb in l. hand raising kneeling figure with r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F ΛVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: REPAR·TIO HEIPVB (re-establishment of the Republic). Mint mark: SMRB (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 43d

Notes:  Obverse doublestruck or die re-engraved around bust.

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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