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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0214
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:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.24
Weight (g):  5.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1179.
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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 SIΠCLPII P C IVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO M.IICIJIYVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: UOK X (mint of Constantinopolis).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 79b

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theodosius I
Roman

395
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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