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ID:     8551
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Arcadius
Date Ruled:     AD 383-408
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 2
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 383-388
Diameter:     21.9 mm
Weight:     4.54 g
Obverse Legend:     D N ARCAD_IVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     earl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, spear in right hand, shield on left shoulder; above hand holding wreath
Reverse Legend:     GLORIA RO_MANORVM
Reverse Description:     Emperor standing facing, head right, on ship, raising right hand. Victory seated at helm.
Exergue:     + SMNΓ
Mint Mark:     + SMNΓ/ T in right field
Mint:     Nicomedia
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 041
Reference2:     LRBC II, 2392
Reference3:     SRCV 4229
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS