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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0368
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1117.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with trophy in r. hand dragging captive with l. hand, in l. field a Christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N HRCH□I.S P F ΠVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SΠLVS REI PVBLIVISI (health of the Republic). Mint mark: SWK A (Cyzicus 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 26c

3 Related People

Arcadius
Roman

408
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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