Coin of Valentinian I
Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 1.54 gm. Die axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, cuirassed and draped bust of Valentinian I to right.
Reverse: Emperor moving to right, head turned back, holding standard in left hand and dragging captive with right.
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America