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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0202
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  384-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.73
Weight (g):  1.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1386. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing l. draped, diademed, with sceptre in l. hand and mappa in r. hand. Reverse: camp gate with two towers and Christogram over it.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CHEODO SIVS P F ΛVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA REI BVBLICE (glory of the Republic). Mint mark: TCC (mint of Thessalonica).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 59b

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



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