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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0232
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):  1.46
Weight (g):  1.01
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1194.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THΓODO ·IVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: SMH Λ (Nicomedia 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 38b

2 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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