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ID:     83000403
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valens
Date Ruled:     364-378
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 364-367
Weight:     4.48 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N VALEN_S P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped in imperial mantle, left, right hand holding mappa, left a short sceptre
Reverse Legend:     SALVS_REI P
Reverse Description:     Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum in right hand, and Victory on globe in left, and spurning captive kneeling left, head right
Exergue:     SMTES
Mint Mark:     SMTES/ star/star in right field
Mint:     Thessalonica
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 001
Reference2:     Depeyrot 31/2
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Price Sold For:     1800 USD
Date Sold:     4/1/2010
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Triton XIII: Lot No. 403