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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0534
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosius II; Arcadius
Denomination:  Follis
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  406-408
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1248.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, a star in l. field. Reverse: three Emperors each with spear in outer hand and shield in inner hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …HIOOO… (our lord Theodosius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: … ··VA VV… (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: illegible.

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Whitting, Philip David
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Arcadius
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Theodosius II
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