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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0212
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  6.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1178.
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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 HIIC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: GLORIA RO MANORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CON B (Constantinopolis 2).

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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