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ID:     10750
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valerius Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 316-317
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     316-317
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     2.48 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP C AVR VAL VALENS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureated head right
Reverse Legend:     IOVI CONSER_VATORI 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:     ALE
Mint Mark:     ALE/ K in left field/ wreath/X/A
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 019
Reference2:     SRCV 3823
Reference3:     VM 001
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     12000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     20.11.2007
Grade:     Flan crack at nine oclock on obverse, otherwise about very fine
Notes:     (1) Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG Auction 42, Lot No. 199 (2) From the Barry Feirstein Collection Part II; Ex J. Malter sale XXIV, 1986, 879.