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Theodosius I, 19 January 379 - 17 January 395 A.D.
Theodosius I, son of the famed general Count Theodosius, was made Augustus by Gratian after the disastrous battle of Hadrianople. He repulsed a Gothic invasion and destroyed the forces of Magnus Maximus and Eugenius. He reigned 36 years.
RL88416. Bronze half centenionalis
, RIC IX Nicomedia
II 2382, SRCV V
20586, Cohen VIII
70, aVF, tight flan
, rough, porous, 1st officina
(Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight
1.009g, maximum diameter
12.3mm, die axis
, 9 Aug 378 - 25 Aug 383 A.D.; obverse
D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG
, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust
VOT / X / MVLT / XX in four lines within wreath
, SMNA in exergue
Catalog current as of Friday, May 24, 2019.
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