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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.129.129
People
Theodosius I, Roman (r. 379 - 395 CE)
Title
Coin (AE2) of Theodosius I, Constantinople
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
392-395
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/142328
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.94 g
Die Axis
6
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IX, 88b(1), p. 235
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Townsend-Vermeule Gift
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.129.129
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of emperor r., draped, cuirassed, with pearl diadem.
Reverse: Emperor, standing facing, head r., holding standard and globe. CONSB in exergue.

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