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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0031
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Beirut 1958 Hoard
Maker:  Valentinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-367
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.14
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1342. A. H. Baldwin, 3rd of February 1964. From Beirut, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard with cross in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENTINI ANVS P F AVC (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE (restorer of the Republic). Mint mark: ANT H [star] (Antiochia 8).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 2b

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Whitting, Philip David
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