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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0283
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  392-395
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.14
Weight (g):  6.53
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1161.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THCODO SIVS Y F □VC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CEONIA □OHΛHO… (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: □IE Π (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 21a

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Theodosius I
Roman

395
Alexandria



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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