Coin with bust of Valentinian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 364–367


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 1.90 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.808

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Valentinian I to right.
DNVALENTINI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory moving to left, holding wreath and palm branch.
[SECVRITA]S REIPVBLICAE

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