Roman gold solidus of Valentinian III Ravenna mint

Roman gold solidus of Valentinian III Ravenna mint

Code: 11455

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This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Valentinian III dating to 425 - 455 AD.

D N PLA VALENTI IANVS P F AVG diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

VICTORI A AVGGG emperor standing facing, foot on facing, human-headed serpent (with closed coil)

This coin was struck at the  Ravenna mint in Italy.

This coin is ex mount/jewellery and has marks on the back

DENOMINATION: Solidus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 327 - 330 A.D.

MINTMARK: COMOB    R.V. (Ravenna, Italy)

SIZE: 22mm dia

WEIGHT: 4.42 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 2011, Cohen 19.