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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0203
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:  388-393
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  1.09
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1202.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with trophy in r. hand dragging captive with l. hand, with Christogram in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS Y V AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLETV REI PVBLICAE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: TES B (Thessalonica 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 65b

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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