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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0184
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:  383-387
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.83
Weight (g):  2.49
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1217.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard in l. hand dragging captive with r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLCRIA RO MΔNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: R[leaf]B (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 55b var.

Notes:  Mint mark not recorded in RIC for this type.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Theodosius I
Roman

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