Theodosius I (379 - 395 AD)

Flavius Theodosius reunited the eastern and western portions of the empire, Theodosius was the last emperor of both the Eastern and Western Roman Empire. After his death, the two parts split permanently. He is also known for making Nicene Christianity the official state religion of the Roman Empire.

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Theodosius I 'Roma' Siliqua 007275

Theodosius I 'Roma' Siliqua
Debased silver, 0.91 grams, 13.98 mm. Milan. 393-394 AD. Obverse: DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and barbed spear; mintmark MDPS in exergue. RIC IX Milan 32a; Sear 4176. Uncleaned 'as found' condition.

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Theodosius I 'Roma' Siliqua 007275

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