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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0045
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-375
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.84
Weight (g):  1.74
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1314.
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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 VΛLEN S P F AVG (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIL, AO NANORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: R·SECVN… (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 15b or 23b

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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