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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0281
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.36
Weight (g):  5.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2598. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with orb in l. hand and standard with cross in r. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS E XERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: ALE A (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 18c

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Theodosius I
Roman

395
Alexandria



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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