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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0128
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):  2.42
Weight (g):  5.32
Provenance:  Whitting 1273.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with crowning Victory on orb in l. hand raising kneeling figure with r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D M GRATIA NVS P Π AVG (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: REPARATIO ΠEIPVB (re-establishment of the Republic). Mint mark: ANT A (Antiochia 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 42a

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Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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