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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0136
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Treveri
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  388-392
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.12
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 276. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two emperors, draped, nimbate, enthroned, both holding an orb with their r. hand and l. one holding mappa, between them a cross, between their feet a palm branch, behind them a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENTINI ANVS P F AVG (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR IA AVGC (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: COM (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 90a

2 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Treveri
Roman


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