Coin of Valentinian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 364–367


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 1.54 gm. Die axis: 6

Accession Number

84.807

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, cuirassed and draped bust of Valentinian I to right.
DNVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Emperor moving to right, head turned back, holding standard in left hand and dragging captive with right.
GLORIARO MANORVM

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America