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ID:     98001256
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 364-375
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 364-367
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     7.96 g
Obverse Legend:     D N VALEN_S P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     RESTITVTOR_REI PVBLICAE
Reverse Description:     Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum in right hand and Victory on a globe in left
Exergue:     SMNЄ
Mint Mark:     SMNЄ
Mint:     Nicomedia
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 002(c) var
Reference2:     Depeyrot 10/2
Reference3:     Hunter 59 var. (officina)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     https://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=273271
Price Sold For:     2250 USD
Grade:     gEF
Notes:     (1) Officina "Є" is unlisted for this RIC number (2) Triton XVIII: Lot No. 1256