A LATE ROMAN/EARLY BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS

A LATE ROMAN/EARLY BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1211053
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Reign of Emperor Valens (364-378 A.D.)

Minted in Antioch; c. 364-367 A.D.

Obverse: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Emperor Valens facing right. DN VALENS PER F AVG

Reverse: Emperor Valens depicted standing facing right towards Nike on a globe who is in the act of crowning him with a laurel wreath. In the opposite hand he holds a labarum. Cross in left field. RESTIVTOR REIPVBLICAE. ANTS in exergue.

Scalloped edges on both sides. Found in Bethlehem. Slight wear but in very good condition.

Diameter 22 mm; 4.45 g

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