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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0528
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius II; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  445-450
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.82
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3008. Ex Bagot Collection, which existed circa 1700.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: monogram of Theodosius II surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N T… ...ΛVC (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: no inscription. Mint mark: NIC (mint of Nikomedia).

Bibliography:  RIC X 465

3 Related People

Theodosius II
Roman
401
450
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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