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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0220
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:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.26
Weight (g):  1.30
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1200.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with trophy in r. hand dragging captive with l. hand. In left field a Christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO …IVS D F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: …VBLICAE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: CONS A (Constantinopolis 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 86b

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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