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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0047
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valens; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-378
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.98
Weight (g):  2.18
Provenance:  Haines 47. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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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 VAL□N S P F AVC (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVΠIΓΔS DEIDVBLICΛI (security of the Republic). Mint mark: SM[leaf]RP (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 24b or 28a

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2 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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