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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0033
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Treveri
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-367
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.18
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1062. A. H. Baldwin.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, 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 VHLEN S P F AVG (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: RESΓITVTOR RE…VBLICAE (restorer of the Republic). Mint mark: TR[star] (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 1c

Notes:  Large die flow over reverse inscription on right.

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Whitting, Philip David
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