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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0331
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.16
Weight (g):  4.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 451.Glendining, 7th of December 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Constantinopolis, enthroned, with sceptre in r. hand and orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARCADI VS P F AVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CONCOADI A AVCCC E (Concord of the three Augusti). Mint mark: CONO B (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 45c (rev.); 46g (obv.)

Notes:  Mule of RIC IX 45c (reverse) and RIC IX 46g (obverse).

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Whitting, Philip David
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