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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0208
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.27
Weight (g):  6.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4182. A. H. Baldwin, 21st of October 1963.
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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 P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIH RO MHNRVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CON A (Constantinopolis 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 52c

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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