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ID:     RIC_IX_01gvar_Arles
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 364-378
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 364-367
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     2.00 g
Obverse Legend:     D N VALEN_S P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     RESTITVTOR_REI PVBLICAE (AE ligated)
Reverse Description:     Emperor standing facing, looking right, holding labarum in right hand, and Victory on globe in left
Exergue:     KONSTAN (STA ligated)
Mint Mark:     KONSTAN (STA ligated)/ star in left field
Mint:     Arles
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 001(g) var
Reference2:     Depeyrort 15/2.
Reference3:     Cohen 32
Photograph Credit:     Numismatic Ars Classica NAC AG
Price Sold For:     1400 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     4/4/2011
Grade:     aEF
Notes:     (1) This mint-mark, with the star, is unrecorded for this RIC number (2) Auction 59: Lot No. 2149