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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0166
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.47
Weight (g):  4.96
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2596. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard in r. hand and orb in l. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VALENTINIANVS P P AVC (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIAT…S E EACITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: ALE Δ (Alexandria 4).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 18a

2 Related People

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



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