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Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Valens

£750.00

Code: 10689



This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Valens, dating to 364 - 378 A.D.

DN VALENS PER F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE, Valens standing facing, head right, holding standard (star on the banner) and Victory on globe

This coin was struck at the Antioch mint, between 366-367 A.D. mint mark ANTI dot. This coin has seen circulation and exhibits consistent wear. It is a nice excavated coin from France. 

DENOMINATION: Solidus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 366 - 367 A.D.

MINTMARK: ANTI dot (Antioch, Turkey)

SIZE: 20mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.9 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 2d, xiii.5; cf. Cohen 32.