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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0478
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius II; Honorius; Ravenna
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  408-423
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1104. A. H. Baldwin, April 1962, from a wartime sale.
BIRBI-LR0478.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F ΔVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A ΠVGGG (Victory of the three Augusti). Mint mark: COMOB (mint of Ravenna).

Bibliography:  RIC X 1329

4 Related People

Theodosius II
Roman
401
450
Honorius
Roman
384
423
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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