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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0059
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-375
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.76
Weight (g):  2.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1309.
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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 VHLEN □ Γ □ ΠVC (our lord Valens pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITHS □RIVVBLICRE (security of the Republic). Mint mark: ΠSISC E (Siscia 5).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 15b var.

Notes:  Mint mark displays a P in l. field of reverse instead of a Q.

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