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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0065
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-367
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.91
Weight (g):  1.99
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2669.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: soldier with standard with Chi-Ro in l. hand and captive in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VΔLEN S P F AVG (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIA RO MHNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: TES (mint of Thessalonica).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 16b

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Whitting, Philip David
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