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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0407
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Arcadius; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  401-403
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.74
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1131.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, facing 3/4 r. 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: … VP V H ΔVΠ (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: COHCORO… (concord of the Augusti). Mint mark: ·MN Δ (Nikomedia 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 91

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Arcadius
Roman

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