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Ruler: Arcadius, Emperor of Byzantium, 377–408, ruled 395–408
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Solidus of Arcadius, Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire from Constantinople

397–402

Gold

4.42 g, 6:00, 20 mm
The Mark Deitz, Class of 1969, Collection of Ancient Coins, Gift of Paula Deitz
2008.217.15
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
4th–5th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 157.

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