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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0351
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:  383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  0.99
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1108.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N HRCHDIVS Γ . HVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: ΠOT / V (prayers for 5 years of rule). Mint mark: SHVP (mint of Nicomedia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 37c

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Arcadius
Roman

408
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Whitting, Philip David
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