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ID:     RIC_IX_03b_Med
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 364-378
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 367-375
Weight:     4.35 g
Obverse Legend:     D N VALE_NS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, in imperial mantle, left, holding mappa in right hand, and short sceptre in left
Reverse Legend:     VOTA_PV_BLICA
Reverse Description:     Valentinian and Valens, nimbate, draped in imperial mantle, seated facing on throne, each holding mappa in right hand, and sceptre in left. The emperor on the left is raising his mappa
Exergue:     MED
Mint Mark:     MED
Mint:     Mediolanum
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 003(b)
Reference2:     Cohen 89
Photograph Credit:     Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers
Source:     http://www.goldbergcoins.com/
Price Sold For:     4600 USD
Date Sold:     4/9/2012
Grade:     aEF
Notes:     (1) Auction 70: Lot No. 3420 (2) From the Joseph Melchione Collection