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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.74
People
Arcadius, Roman (r. 383 - 408 CE)
Title
Coin (AE2) of Arcadius, Antioch
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
378-383
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Antioch (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/197019
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.08 g
Die Axis
11
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: On ex: *ANTS
  • Obverse Inscription: D N ARCAD-IVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IX, 41b(4), p. 284; LRC 37 (this coin)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.74
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of emperor r., draped, cuirassed, with rosette diadem, holding spear and shield forward, Manus Dei holding crown above
Reverse: Emperor standing, holding labarum, leaning on shield; captive kneeling in left field; *ANTS in exergue.

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