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ID:     RIC_IX_02b_Sis
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Valens
Date Ruled:     AD 364-378
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 364-367
Weight:     4.47 g
Obverse Legend:     D N VALEN_S P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VICTOR_IA AVGG
Reverse Description:     Two emperors seated facing, on throne, the one om right holding mappa and the two together holding globe. Behind and between them a Victory with outspread wings
Exergue:     wreath SISC●
Mint Mark:     wreath SISC●
Mint:     Siscia
Primary Reference:     RIC IX 002(b)
Reference2:     Depeyrot II, 205, 24/2
Photograph Credit:     Hess - Divo AG, Zürich, Switzerland
Source:     www.hessdivo.com
Price Sold For:     1000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     22/10/2008
Notes:     Auction 311: Lot No. 615