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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0101
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:  375-378
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.77
Weight (g):  2.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1286.
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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 CRHZIΛ MVS P F AVC (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SFCVRITHS REIPVBLICAE (security of the Republic). Mint mark: OCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 19b

2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Arelate
Roman


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