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    Valens (AD 364-378). AV solidus (21mm, 4.42 gm, 5h). NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, edge marks. Antioch, 8th officina, AD 367-375. D N VALENS-PER F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens right, seen from front / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory seated right on cuirass, shield behind, inscribing VOT / X / MVL / XX on shield set on knee; Christogram in right field, ANOBH in exergue. RIC IX 22c (unlisted officina).

    From the Morris Collection. Ex 'An interesting selection of Roman Gold Coins from the B.d.B Collection' (Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 49, 21 October 2008), lot 515; M&M Sale 11 (1953), lot 190.


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