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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0156
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.37
Weight (g):  5.34
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3550. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: Emperor on ship raising r. hand, behind him a Victory.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VHLENTINIAHVS P F HVC (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOAIII CO HHNOAIIM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: CON □ (Constantinopolis 4).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 52b

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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