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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0465
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Honorius; Arcadius; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  401-403
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3697.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Honorius, facing 3/4 r. cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Constantinopolis, enthroned, with spear in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N HONO□I VS …C (our lord Honorius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: …COADI Λ ΛVCC (concord of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONC P (mint of Constantinopolis).

Bibliography:  RIC X 86

4 Related People

Arcadius
Roman

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Whitting, Philip David
British
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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Honorius
Roman
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