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Valentinian I, 25 February 364 - 17 November 375 A.D.
Valentinian I was proclaimed emperor shortly after the death of Jovian in 364 A.D. He settled in Paris, established a militia to defend the region and ruled the Western Roman Empire from Caledonia (Scotland) to the Rhine frontier. Valentinian spent most of his reign along the Rhine frontier, combating barbarian invasions ensuring the Empire a few years of relative security. His brother, Valens, ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from the Danube to the Persian border. his reign combating barbarian invasions along the Rhine frontier ensuring the Empire a few years of relative security. His brother, Valens, ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from the Danube to the Persian border.
RL88771. Bronze centenionalis, RIC IX Thessalonica 16(a)i, LRBC II 1704, SRCV V 19453, Cohen VIII 12, Hunter V -, F, turquoise patina, well centered, tight flan, scratches, a little rough, earthen deposits, 2nd officina, Thessalonica (Salonika, Greece) mint, weight 2.157g, maximum diameter 17.5mm, die axis 180o
, 25 Feb 364 - 24 Aug 367 A.D.; obverse D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse GLORIA ROMANORVM (glory of the Romans), emperor dragging captive with right, labarum (chi-rho standard) in left, TESB in exergue; $14.00
Catalog current as of Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
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