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Theodosius I, 19 January 379 - 17 January 395 A.D.
On 19 January 379, Emperor Gratian elevated Flavius Theodosius at Sirmium, giving him the title Augustus with power over all the eastern provinces. Theodosius came to terms with the Visigoths and settled them in the Balkans as military allies (foederati).
RL76205. Bronze maiorina, RIC IX Constantinopolis 52(c)3, LRBC II 2152, SRCV V 20478, Cohen VIII 19, gVF, fantastic stylized portrait, well centered, emperor's head on reverse flatly struck, some scratches, 1st officina, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 5.414g, maximum diameter 24.1mm, die axis 180o
, 19 Jan 379 - 25 Aug 383 A.D.; obverse D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG, helmeted, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, transverse spear in right hand, shield on left arm; reverse GLORIA ROMANORVM (glory of the Romans), Emperor standing slightly left on galley, head right, wearing helmet and military garb, paludamentum flying behind, raising right hand in salute, Victory seated steering at stern, wreath left, CONA in exergue; larger bronze for the period
Catalog current as of Friday, July 19, 2019.
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