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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0152
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Nicomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.26
Weight (g):  1.16
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1171. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FALENTΠΠ□NOO P Γ -… (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: -KN B (Nicomedia 2).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 38a

1 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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