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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0530
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodosius II; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  408-423
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 180. Second hand shop, Shepherd's Bush Road run by W. Morgan, 1913.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, a star in l. field. Reverse: two figures each with spear in outer hand and shield in inner hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TH□VDO SI□S… (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: …OP… AOM ….VH (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: …MK Λ (Cyzicus 1).

Bibliography:  RIC X 415

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Theodosius II
Roman
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