Rare Roman silver light Miliarense of Valentinian II

Rare Roman silver light Miliarense of Valentinian II

Code: 11323

£495.00
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This is a rare ancient Roman silver Miliarense of emperor Valentinian II struck between 388 - 392 A.D.

DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG - pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right

VIRTVS-EXERCITVS, Emperor standing left, holding standard in the right hand and resting left on shield

This coin was struck at the Lyons mint, bearing a LVGPS mintmark (for Lyons in France) having traveled to Somerset 
(England) where it was discovered by a metal detectorist. 

This coin bears the ubiquitous striking crack and appears to have seen some considerable circulation. A rare coin! 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Miliarense

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 388 - 392 A.D.

MINTMARK: LVGPS (Lyons, France)

SIZE: 22.70mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.53 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX Trier 93a; Sear 20217. mfa.org/objects/162705