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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0150
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  384-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.34
Weight (g):  1.01
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2286. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two Victories holding a laurel wreath with their r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: V N VΛLENTINI …IVS P F AVC (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR·A AVC (Victory of the Augustus). Mint mark: TCS A (Thessalonica 1).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 63a

2 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



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