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Solidus with bust of Valentinian III

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Obverse: Bust of Valentinian diademed right, draped. D N PLA VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Reverse: Valentinian standing left in military dress, his right foot on head of human-headed serpent, holding in his right hand standard; in left hand victory on globe extending filleted wreath? VICTORIA AVGGG...

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Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 426–430

Mint

Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm.

Accession Number

35.311

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins