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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0177
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valentinian II; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  378-383
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.56
Weight (g):  1.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2179. A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VΛLENTINIINVS Γ Π AVO (our lord Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / V / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years, more for the 10th anniversary). Mint mark: A SIS (1 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 29b

2 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Siscia
Roman


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