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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0239
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.28
Weight (g):  3.92
Provenance:  Whitting 1177.
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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 ships raising r. hand, behind him a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D H THIODO SIVÇ V □… (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIH RO HHNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: SMN Γ (Cyzicus 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 23

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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