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Theodosius I, Bronze, Weight, 379-382?

 
 

Obverse

Three frontal busts wearing diadems.

DDD   ΝΝΝ

Reverse

Eight-pointed star in wreath with circular ornament on top and ribbons and knots below. 

Obverse

Three frontal busts wearing diadems.

DDD   ΝΝΝ

Reverse

Eight-pointed star in wreath with circular ornament on top and ribbons and knots below. 

Accession number BZC.2015.047
Ruler Theodosius I
Date of Reign 379–395
Associated Authority Gratian
Valentinian II
Metal Bronze
Date 379382?
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.12 g
Relation of Dies 11:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This is a solidus weight.

M. Campagnolo, Poids romano-byzantins et byzantins en alliage cuivreux: Collections du Musée d’art et d’histoire–Genève, 134, no. 414.

Acquisition History

Roma Numismatics sale X, 27 September 2015, no. 906