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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0335
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.37
Weight (g):  5.61
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2601. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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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 AACAD IVS P F ΔVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOΠIH RO MANORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CON Γ (Constantinopolis 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 80

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Arcadius
Roman

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