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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0521
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  420-429
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  1.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3380. J. Florence, Paris, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N THEODO SIVS P F ΛVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX (prayers for 20 years of rule, more for the 30th anniversary). Mint mark: CONS [star] (mint of Constantinopolis).

Bibliography:  RIC X 381

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Theodosius II
Roman
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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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