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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0078
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valens; Antioch
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  367-375
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.92
Weight (g):  2.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 251. C. T. Seltman, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valens, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENS PED P AVC (our lord Valens eternal fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVL / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: ANT (mint of Antiochia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 33c

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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