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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0200
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-384
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.38
Weight (g):  4.90
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1172.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Emperor on ship raising r. hand, behind him a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS V X ΔVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: …LOBIΛ RO MANORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: TES B (Thessalonica 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 44b

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Whitting, Philip David
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