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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0545
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Valentinian III; Rome
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  455
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  1.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1122. Glendining, 30th of May 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: cross surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N PLΛ VALINΓI VIANVS S F ΛVG (our lord Placidus Valentinian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: no inscription. Mint mark: COMOS (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC X 2073

3 Related People

Valentinian III
Roman
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455
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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