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Coin with bust of Valens

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Obverse: Bust of Valens to right, draped and cuirassed, wearing pearl diadem. DN CALEN - S PF AVG Reverse: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE In exergue: R. Prima

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 364–378

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. weight: 2.05 gm. die axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1573

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins