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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.210
People
Theodosius I, Roman (r. 379 - 395 CE)
Title
Coin (AE2) of Theodosius I, Antioch
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
379-395 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Antioch (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323001
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.9 g
2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Die Axis
11
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: VIRTVS E-XERCITI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IX, 63(c)1, p. 291
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.210
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 r., holding standard and globe, with l. foot on bound captive. ANTA in exergue.

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