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Miliarense with bust of Valentinian I

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right, wearing pearl diadem. DNVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG Reverse: Victory standing right, left foot on globe, writing on shield supported by column. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM On shield: VOT/V/MVLT/X in exergue: RQ

Provenance

By date unknown: Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman Collection, November 12, 1968, lot 293); by 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 364–367

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.67

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins