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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0301
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; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.53
Weight (g):  4.59
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4176. A. H. Baldwin, 21st of October 1963.
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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 …L… CILLΛ IVC (Aelia Flaccilla Augusta). Reverse: SALVS BSI PVBLICAE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: ALE B (Alexandria 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 17

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Alexandria



Theodosius I
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