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Solidus with bust of Valens

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Obverse: Bust of Valens diademed right, draped, wearing cuirass. D N VALENS PER F AVG Reverse: Rome, full-face, and Constantinople, head turned to left, both helmeted, seated holding shield, surmounted by monogram chi rho on which VOT X MVL XX. Constantinople holds spear and rests feet on...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 367–375

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.36 gm.

Accession Number

35.310

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins