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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0403
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  401-403
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.88
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1980.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing 3/4 r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Constantinopolis, enthroned, with sceptre in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N ARC□DI VS D F AVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CONCOADI Λ ΛVCC (concord of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONS A (Constantinopolis 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 85

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Arcadius
Roman

408
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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