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ID:     RIC_IX_21b_Med
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Theodosius I
Date Ruled:     AD 379-395
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 388-394
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     4.51 g
Obverse Legend:     D N THEODO_SIVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed bust left, draped in imperial mantle, holding mappa in right hand, and sceptre in left
Reverse Legend:     VOTA_PV_BLICA
Reverse Description:     Two emperors, nimbate, in imperial robes seated facing on throne, each holding mappa in right hand, and sceptre in left.
Exergue:     COM
Mint Mark:     COM/ M in left field/ D in right field
Mint:     Mediolanum
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 021(b)
Reference2:     Depeyrot 10/2
Reference3:     Cohen 62
Reference4:     Ulrich-Bansa pl. 4, 42.
Photograph Credit:     Numismatic Ars Classica NAC AG
Price Sold For:     8000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     21/3/2007
Grade:     gEF
Notes:     (1) Auction 38: Lot No. 278 (2) Ex NAC sale 7, 1994, 840