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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0393
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Heraclea
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Marmara Ereğlisi
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  395-401
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1125.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand being crowned by Victory with palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARC□… □P P Γ AVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS… (virtue of the army). Mint mark: SMH Λ (Heraclea 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 58

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Heraclea
Roman


Arcadius
Roman

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