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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Late Empire| > |Valentinian III| > SH53627
Valentinian III, 23 October 425 - 16 March 455 A.D.
Obverse legend unlisted in RIC. Exergual mark COMOB with the center of the M filled on the die, resulting in "TT". Lettering style and portrait is cruder than other Ravenna mint issues. Possibly Vandalic?
SH53627. Gold tremissis, RIC X, -- (cf. RIC X, 2058-2074 for series, most similar to RIC X, 2069); Lacam FIN, Vol II, Pl. 23, 40 (same dies); Depeyrot 18/1 var., EF, Ravenna mint, weight 1.484g, maximum diameter 15.8mm, die axis 180o, c. 455 A.D.; obverse D N PLA VALENTINIANVS P AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse small cross within wreath, COMOB in exergue; ex NAC 27, 2004, lot 537; very rare variety; SOLD










OBVERSE| LEGENDS|

DNPLAVALENTINIANVSPFAVG
DNVALENTINIANVSPFAVG


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