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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0319
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-384
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.70
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2434. A. H. Baldwin, 27th of March 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, surmounted by hand holding wreath. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with cross in r. hand and shield in l. hand, a captive in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARCAD IVΓ P P AVG (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO MANOPVΠΠ (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: TES Γ (Thessalonica 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 45a

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