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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0048
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-375
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.72
Weight (g):  2.42
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1315.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALEN S P F AVG (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITAS REIXVBLICA□ (security of the Republic). Mint mark: RSECVND… (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 17b or 24b

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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