Coin with bust of Valens

Roman
Imperial Period
.A.D. 375–378


Mint: Siscia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.809

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right.
DNVALEN SPFAVG
Reverse: Victory walking and holding palm and crown.
SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE in ex.: SISCP

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