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Valentinian I RIC IX, Thessalonica 3(a)
Valentinian I 364-375, brother of Valens
AV - Solidus, 4.49g, 21.3mm, 0į
Thessalonica 25 Aug.364 - 24 Aug.367
obv. DN VALENTINI - ANVS PF AVG
Emperor in consular robe, holding mappa and short sceptre, pearl-
diademed head l.
rev. SALVS - REI P
Emperor standing frontal, head r., holding labarum r. and Victory on globe l.,
spurning captive kneeling l. before him
field: 2 stars r. (type 2)
exergue: SMTES
RIC IX, Thessalonica 3(a) type 2; C.32
R2; about EF, die break on upper rev.
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wolfgang336  [Jan 14, 2005 at 10:20 PM]
Quite possibly among one of the single most gorgeous examples of a late Roman Solidus bust I've ever seen.
arizonarobin  [Aug 01, 2006 at 01:15 AM]
stunning obverse portrait!
mauseus  [Aug 01, 2006 at 07:08 PM]
Very pretty; how could anybody not be captivated by that.
ROMA  [Jan 01, 2008 at 01:10 PM]
Extraordinary portrait
*Alex  [Jan 04, 2008 at 08:41 PM]
Gorgeous.
Noah  [Dec 29, 2009 at 10:18 PM]
spectacular coin...one of the prettiest solidi I have ever seen