Coin with bust of Valentinian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 364–375


Mint: Siscia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.

Accession Number

72.473.2

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, diademed, draped, to right.
DNVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Valentinian, in military dress, advancing right, head left, with right hand on head of captive kneeling to right and left hand holding labarum. In field at right, star.
[G]LO[R]IARO MANORVM in field left: M in field right: P
In exergue: BSISC

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription