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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0286
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:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.16
Weight (g):  1.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3020. Spink, ex Bagott Collection.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: . Π ·VVO SIVS P I Π□C (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: ...Δ DCΠIICΔE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: ·IE Λ (Alexandria 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 20b

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