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Coin Portraying Emperor Valens

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

364-378

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Valens, wearing a diadem and facing right.
On the back (reverse), the goddess Victory walks to the left, holding a wreath and a palm.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Valens

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

364 CE–378 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: D N VALENS P F AVG Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVELICAE

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 2.38 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1375

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