in the East 383-408 A.D.) - AE3 - 16.66mm, 1.65gr
|Obverse - DN ARCAD-IVS PF AVG
Arcadius, his pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - VIRTVS AVGGG,
Gamma in left field, TES in Exergue.
Emperor, standing left, head right, holding phoenix on globe
and standard, foot resting on captive, on a ship piloted by victory.
the 4th (gamma) officina in Thessalonica (Saloniki, Greece) between the
autumn of 384
and August 23, 388 A.D.
Pearce, M.A., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 9 (RIC), Thessalonica, p186, nr 61(c), obverse 3c (A)
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p81, nr. 1849
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p325, nr 34