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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0043
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valens; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  375-378
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.78
Weight (g):  2.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 618. Bequeathed by H. B. Earle Fox, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VΠLEH S P C ΠVC (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICΠE (security of the Republic). Mint mark: TCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 19a

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Arelate
Roman


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