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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0036
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:  367-375
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.09
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1057. A. H. Baldwin, 7th of December 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two emperors, draped, enthroned holding both a single globe with r. hand, behind them a Victory, between their feet a palm branch.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENS P F AVG (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR IA AVGC (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: TROBT (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 17e

Notes:  Coins split along circumference to right of reverse.

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