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Arcadius

Flavius Arcadius
Augustus (AD 383-408)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Son of Theodosius I, he was appointed co Emperor by his father and after Theodosius died the empire was divided between Arcadius (in the East) and his younger brother Honorius (in the West). Arcadius died at the age of 31 after the empire had been ruled through a variety of intermediaries


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Arcadius

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Coins of Arcadius currently available

Coin image Arcadius
Bronze AE4 issued AD 395-402.
Obv: DN ARCADIVS PF AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: VIRTVS EXERCITI, Arcadius standing crowned by Victory (ALEB in ex.).
Very Fine   |   AUD $40.00
Coin image Arcadius
Bronze AE3 issued AD 386.
Obv: DN ARCADIVS PF AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right, Manus Dei above.
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor standing holding standard and shield, captive at feet (SMKΓ in ex.).
About Very Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Coin image Arcadius
Bronze AE3 issued AD 393-395.
Obv: DN ARCADIVS PF AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor in military attire standing holding globe and standard (CONSΓ in ex.).
Nice Very Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Coin image Arcadius
Bronze AE3 issued AD 393-395.
Obv: DN ARCADIVS PF AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor standing holding standard and globe (CONSΓ in ex.).
Good Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Coin image Arcadius
Silver siliqua issued AD 393-395.
Obv: DN ARCADIVS PF AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma enthroned left holding Victory on globe and spear (TRPS in ex.).
Very Fine   |   AUD $130.00