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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0252
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:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.46
Weight (g):  1.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3696.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with trophy in r. hand dragging captive with l. hand. In left field a Christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO ΓIVS P Γ HVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SALVS REI PΠHIICHI (health of the Republic). Mint mark: SMK H (Cyzicus 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 26b

3 Related People

Theodosius I
Roman

395
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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