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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0125
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gratian; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.31
Weight (g):  5.80
Provenance:  Whitting 4186. A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
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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 H CRΛTIA NVS P F AVC (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO MANORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: ANT R (Antiochia 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 40a

2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Antioch



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