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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0187
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Aquileia
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.77
Weight (g):  1.88
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3960. A. H. Baldwin, September 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Roma, enthroned, with orb in r. hand and spear in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIHIVS RO MΛVOVVM (virtue of the Romans). Mint mark: AQPS (mint of Aquileia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 28d

3 Related People

Aquileia



Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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