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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0195
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Sirmium
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Serbia, Sremska Mitrovica
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  393-395
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 899. Glendining, 18th of May 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with crowning Victory on orb in l. hand and standard in r. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOAI A AV·CC A(Victory of the three Augusti). Mint mark: CONO B (Sirmium 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 15a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sirmium
Roman


Theodosius I
Roman

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