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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Late Empire| > |Arcadius| > RL11098
Arcadius, 19 January 383 - 1 May 408 A.D.
The hand of God offering the diadem asserts that Arcadius derived the right to rule directly from the will of God. He claimed the divine right of kings, the political and religious doctrine that royal legitimacy was God's mandate.
RL11098. Bronze maiorina, RIC IX Nicomedia 26.5, LRBC II 2377, SRCV V 20785, Tolstoi 81, DOCLR 12 var. (captive kneeling), Ratto -, VF, 2nd officina, Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight 5.503g, maximum diameter 23.0mm, die axis 0o, 19 Jan 383 - 386 A.D.; obverse D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, spear left in right hand, shield on left arm, hand of God above offering diadem; reverse GLORIA ROMANORVM (glory of the Romans), Emperor stands facing, head left, labarum in left, right resting on shield decorated with cross, captive on left seated left with hands bound behind and looking back at Emperor, *SMNB in exergue; SOLD











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