Solidus with bust of Valens

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 364–367


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight. 2.24 gm.

Accession Number

35.309

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valens right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed.
DNVALENS PERFAVG
Reverse: Valens in military dress with long cloak falling behind, standing facing, with head turned to right, holding standard with monogram chi rho in right hand. in left hand Victory on globe extending wreath to him.
RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE In exergue: ANTdelta

Credit Line

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