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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0485
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius II; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  408-423
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.92
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 84. Second hand shop in Shepherd's Bush Road run by W. Morgan, 1913.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two Emperors, cuirassed, with spear in outer hand and shield in inner hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...ΠEODO TIVS P P ΠVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA ROMA NORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: TCS… (mint of Thessalonica).

Bibliography:  RIC X 396

3 Related People

Theodosius II
Roman
401
450
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



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