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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.75
People
Arcadius, Roman (r. 383 - 408 CE)
Title
Coin (AE4) of Arcadius, Alexandria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
383-388
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.11 g
Die Axis
5
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: in ex: ALE(delta)
  • Obverse Inscription: [D N ARCAD]-IVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: VOT X MVLT XX
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IX, 19d(2), p. 302; LRC 52 (this coin)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.75
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: Enwreathed legend VOT X MVLT XX; ALEΔ in exergue.

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