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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0310
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-387
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.76
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 304.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N AACADI VS P F AVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / V/ MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Mint mark: MDPS (mint of Mediolanum).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 13

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Arcadius
Roman

408
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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