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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0338
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.26
Weight (g):  4.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1134.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with cross in r. hand and orb in l. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D X ABΓΓDIVS P H ΛVCVSIVS (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIB·IS E XERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: CONS Γ (Constantinopolis 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 83c

3 Related People

Arcadius
Roman

408
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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