Arcadius was born in Hispania, the elder son of Theodosius I and Aelia Flaccilla, and brother of Honorius. His father declared him an Augustus and co-ruler for the Eastern half of the Empire on 19 January 383. His younger brother was declared Augustus for the Western half in 393.
BB52840. Bronze AE 4, Van Meter 44, SRCV -, VF, uncertain mint, weight 1.037g, maximum diameter 12.1mm, die axis 180o, 19 Jan 383 - 25 Aug 383 A.D.; obverse D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassedbust right; reverseVOT V in wreath; SOLD
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