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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0215
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):  2.31
Weight (g):  5.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1187.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with orb in l. hand and standard with cross in r. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS E XERCITI (virtue of army). Mint mark: CONS A (Constantinopolis 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 83b

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theodosius I
Roman

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