Coin with bust of Valens
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right.
Reverse: Victory walking and holding palm and crown.
SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE in ex.: SISCP
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