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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0408
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Arcadius; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  395-401
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  1.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3559. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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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: O N HRCHDI VS P Γ HVC (our lord Arcadius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: PMK A (Cyzicus 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 66

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Arcadius
Roman

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