Solidus with bust of Valens
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.36 gm.
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Obverse: Bust of Valens rosette-diademed right, draped, wearing cuirass.
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 prow of vessel. Rome also holds spear.
GLORIA R O MANORVM In exergue: ANOBtheta
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)