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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0349
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Nicomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  392-395
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.18
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1147.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ΔRCΔDI VS P F ΔVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIΛ ROMΔNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: SMN B (Nicomedia 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 46b

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