Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0099
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):  1.83
Weight (g):  2.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1282.
BIRBI-LR0099.jpg

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 CRATIHNVS AVGV… (our lord Gratian Augustus [under the] Augusti). Reverse: CRO… …VLI (glory of a new era). Mint mark: CON[star] (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 15

2 Related People

Arelate
Roman


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Viewing Record 1 of 1