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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0250
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.32
Weight (g):  0.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1172. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TVVODO SIVC D F HII (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: IIOT / X / MIILΓ / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: SNC Γ (Cyzicus 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 21c

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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