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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0383
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  392-395
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  4.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1153.
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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 RHCΛDIV… (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIΛ …NORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: ALE H (Alexandria 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 21b

3 Related People

Arcadius
Roman

408
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Alexandria



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