Miliarense with bust of Valens

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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