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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0294
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Aelia Flaccilla; Theodosius I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.36
Weight (g):  6.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2723.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Aelia Flaccilla, facing r. draped, with elaborate head-dress, necklaced. Reverse: Empress folding her arms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AEL FLΛC CILLΛ ΛVC (Aelia Flaccilla Augusta). Reverse: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: CONS E (Constantinopolis 5).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 82

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Theodosius I
Roman

395
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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