Roman gold solidus of Valentinian II

Roman gold solidus of Valentinian II

Code: 11528

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This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Valentinian II dating to 375 - 392 A.D.

DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG  D[ominvs] N[oster] VALENTINIAN P[ivs] F[elix] AVG[vstvs] "Our Lord Valentinian, Dutiful and Wise Augustus"

VICTOR-IAAVGG, "To the Victory of the Emperors" two emperors, nimbate, enthroned facing, holding a globe between them; the figure of Victory above and behind them, with wings spread, a palm-branch below, COM in exergue, 

This coin was struck at the Milan mint.`

A metal detector find in circulated condition 

DENOMINATION: Solidus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 375 - 392 A.D.

MINTMARK: COM (Milan, Italy)

SIZE: 20mm dia

WEIGHT: 4.22 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC IX Milan 9; Depeyrot 10.3 

PROVENANCE: Found in France.