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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0209
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.36
Weight (g):  4.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3994. A. H. Baldwin, 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 HVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIH RO MHNORIIM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CON A (Constantinopolis 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 52c

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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