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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0515
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  416-429
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 197. Spink, 1915.
BIRBI-LR0515.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and cross on orb in l. hand, in r. field a star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛ AVCVSTOAVH (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: COHO… (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC X 213 or 249

3 Related People

Theodosius II
Roman
401
450
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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