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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0519
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:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  444
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 752. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicates, 27th of November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: trophy with star in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F AVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: no inscription. Mint mark: CO…OB B (Constantinopolis 2).

Bibliography:  RIC X 333

Notes:  Pierced.

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Theodosius II
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Whitting, Philip David
British
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Constantinople
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