Solidus with bust of Valentinian III

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 426–430


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm.

Accession Number

35.311

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valentinian, diademed, draped, and cuirassed to right
DNPLAVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Valentinian standing left in military dress, his right foot on head of human-headed serpent, holding in his right hand standard; in left hand Victory on globe extending filleted wreath?
VICTORI A A VGGG
In field R. (l) V. (r) Ravenna. In exergue: COMOB

Credit Line

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