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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0056
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-375
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.89
Weight (g):  2.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1318.
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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 VALEN S P F /VC (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITΛS REIPVBIICAL (security of the Republic). Mint mark: SMAVP (mint of Aquileia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 12b

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Whitting, Philip David
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