Roman Silver Miliarense of Emperor Valens Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Roman Silver Miliarense of Emperor Valens Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Code: 10641

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This is an ancient Roman silver Miliarense of emperor Valens, dating to 364 - 367 A.D.

DN VALEN-S PF AVG, pearl-diademed, cuirassed bust right

VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory standing right, left foot on globe, inscribing VOT V MVLT X on shield resting on cippus

This coin was minted in Rome, mintmark RB. It had traveled across the empire, being buried in the Thruxton Hoard in England. This coin was purchased directly from the finder after being disclaimed by the British Museum. 

DENOMINATION: Miliarense

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 364 - 367 A.D.

MINTMARK: RB (Rome)

SIZE: 22mm dia

WEIGHT: 4.1 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 8b corr., B. RIC IX Rome 8b corr. (bust type); RSC 60.