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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0081
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gratian; Treveri
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-375
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.11
Weight (g):  4.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1191. A. H. Baldwin, March 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two emperors, draped, enthroned, both holding an orb with their r. hand, between them a cross with two pellets, between their feet a palm branch, behind them a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CRATIANVS P F AVG (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR IA AVCC (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: TROBC (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 17g

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Whitting, Philip David
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