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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0497
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  424-425
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.25
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 304. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing 3/4 r. cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with cross in r. hand and cross on orb in l. hand, star in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOA OAVI S TERRΠH I (glory of the whole world). Mint mark: CONO B (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC X 232

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Theodosius II
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