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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0285
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:  379-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.23
Weight (g):  1.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1197.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …SIVE D P AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MV.T / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: SIT H (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 13c

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