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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0266
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.95
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1186.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with orb in l. hand and standard in r. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TMIODO SIVS P P AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS E XERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: ANT P (Antiochia 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 63c

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Theodosius I
Roman

395
Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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