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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0224
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Nicomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.38
Weight (g):  5.00
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1169.
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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, cuirassed, on ship raising r. hand, behind him a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F ΛVG (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO MHNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: SMN B (Nicomedia 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 25c

2 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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