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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0119
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gratian; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.53
Weight (g):  5.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2937. A. H. Baldwin, 1953, ex Rev. Sydenham Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Emperor on ship raising r. hand, behind him a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CRATIH NVS D F HVC (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO MHNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: SMK B (Cyzicus 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 14a

2 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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