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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0100
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gratian; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  375-378
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.79
Weight (g):  2.76
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 615. Bequeathed by H. B. Earle Fox, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VR…IA NVS X F MVC (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICHE (security of the Republic). Mint mark: TCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 19b

2 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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