Solidus with bust of Valentinian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 364–367


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight. 4.31 gm.

Accession Number

35.307

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valentinian right, rosette-diademed, draped, and wearing cuirass.
DNVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Valentinian Ieft in military dress, standing facing front with head turned to right, in his right hand holding standard on which monogram Chi Rho, in left hand Victory on globe reaching out to crown him.
RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE In exergue: CONSPstar

Credit Line

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