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Miliarense with bust of Valens

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Obverse: Bust of Valens, draped, cuirassed, left, wearing pearl diadem. DNVALENS PFAVG Reverse: Victory walking left, wreath in right hand, trophy in left hand. At left, kneeling enemy, both hands raised. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE in exergue: SMN

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G., auction 43, November 12-13, 1970, lot 492); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., December 8, 1971

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 364–367

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1971.637

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins