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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0023
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valentinian I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-367
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.12
Weight (g):  4.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1063. A. H Baldwin.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with Chi-Ro in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENTINI ANVS P F AVG (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE (restorer of the Republic). Mint mark: SMTES (mint of Thessalonica).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 2a

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Whitting, Philip David
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