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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0233
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):  1.37
Weight (g):  1.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1993.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …SIVS P I AVV (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVL7 / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: LMH Π (mint of Nicomedia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 38b

2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theodosius I
Roman

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