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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0321
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Arcadius; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  384-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2886. Clement Platt, Paris, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two Victories facing each other, each with laurel wreath in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D H ARCADIVS P F ΔVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛ AVC (Victory of the Augustus). Mint mark: TES Γ (Thessalonica 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 63c

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