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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0159
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:  388-392
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.29
Weight (g):  1.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2284. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory holding tropy in r. hand and dragging captive with l. hand, in left field a christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …PVPNTINIANVS D F ΔVÇ (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SALVS AI VVBLICLE (health of the Republic). Mint mark: CONS P (Constantinopolis 3).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 86a

2 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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