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ID:     RIC_IX_007
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Arcadius
Date Ruled:     AD 383-408
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 2
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 383
Obverse Legend:     D N ARCAD_IVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, holding spear in front and shield on left arm; Above, hand holding wreath
Reverse Legend:     GLORIA RO_MANORVM
Reverse Description:     Emperor standing facing, head left, holding standard in right hand, and resting left on shield set on ground; to left, captive seated left, head right
Exergue:     ALEA
Mint Mark:     ALEA
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 007
Reference2:     LRBC II, 2878
Photograph Credit:     Wayne G. Sayles
Price Sold For:     77 USD
Date Sold:     11/03/2000
Notes:     RIC notes that this coin has an unbroken obverse inscription, while LRBC notes the D_I break. It is quite possible that RIC is in error as the coin matches RIC 007 otherwise.