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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0076
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valens; Antioch
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  364-367
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 36. Seaby, January 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, diademed, with standard with Chi-Ro in r. hand and crowning Victory on globe in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VHLENS PER L ΛVG (our lord Valens eternal fortunate Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE (restorer of the Republic). Mint mark: ANT Δ (Antiochia 4).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 2d

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