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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0511
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  441-450
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1272. A. H. Baldwin, 13th of August 1963, from Turkey.
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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: Constantinopolis, enthroned, with cross on orb in r. hand and sceptre in l. hand, a shield besides throne.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODOSI VS P C AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: IMP XXXXII COS XVII P P (Imperator for the forty-second time, Consul for the seventeenth time, father of the fatherland). Mint mark: COMO B (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC X 285

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Theodosius II
Roman
401
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