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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0095
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gratian; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-375
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.86
Weight (g):  2.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1283.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with Chi-Ro in r. hand and shield in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N GRHTIHNVO AVCC HVC (our lord Gratian Augustus [under the] Augusti). Reverse: GLORIH NO VI SHECVLI (glory of a new era). Mint mark: TCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 15

Notes:  Mint mark is TCON

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2 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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