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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0142
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.39
Weight (g):  1.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2882. Clement Platt, Paris, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENTINI ANVS P F AV... (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR… (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: PCON (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 30a

Notes:  G in the AVG of obverse inscription obscured by portrait.

2 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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