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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.132
People
Theodosius II, Roman (r. 402 -450 CE)
Title
Coin (AE3) of Theodosius II, Kyzikos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
401-403
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Kyzikos (Mysia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196750
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze (AE3)
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.48 g
Die Axis
1
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: DNTHEODOSIVSPFAVC
  • inscription: reverse: CONCORDI AAVCC
    in ex:SMK[
  • Obverse Inscription: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: CONCORDI -A AVGG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC X, 96, p. 248; LRC 301 (this coin)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.132
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Helmeted bust of emperor facing, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed, spear in r. hand held over r. shoulder behind head, on l. arm shield decorated with cross.
Reverse: Constantinoplis enthroned facing, head l., holding long sceptre and Victory on globe; beneath r. foot, a prow. SMKA in exergue.

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