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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0320
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  384-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.71
Weight (g):  2.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1099.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard in l. hand dragging captive with r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARCAD IVS P F ΛVG (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA AO …ORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: YES (mint of Thessalonica).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 60c

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Whitting, Philip David
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