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ID:     10885
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valerius Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 316-317
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 316-317
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     2.84 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP C AVR VAL VALENS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureated head right
Reverse Legend:     IOVI CONS_ERVATORI AVGG
Reverse Description:     Jupiter standing left, naked except for chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory on globe in right hand, and left leaning on sceptre; eagle with wreath in beak at feet to left
Exergue:     SKM
Mint Mark:     SKM/ I in right field
Mint:     Cyzicus
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 007 var
Reference2:     SRCV 3823
Reference3:     VM 001
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     30000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     16.05.2007
Grade:     extremely fine / about extremely fine
Notes:     (1) Officina "I" is unrecorded in RIC for this issue (2) Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG Auction 39 (3) From the The Barry Feirstein Collection of Ancient Coins Part I; Ex Triton sale III, 1999, 1193.