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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.
RL91795. Bronze centenionalis, LRBC II 1405, RIC IX Siscia 15(a)xxxv var. (R and A positions reversed), SRCV V 1405, Cohen VIII 37, F, dark brown patina, encrustation on reverse, 3rd officina, Siscia (Sisak, Croatia) mint, weight 2.156g, maximum diameter 18.4mm, die axis 180o
, 24 Aug 367 - 17 Nov 375 A.D.; obverse D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from the front; reverse SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE (security of the Republic), Victory walking left, wreath in right hand, palm over shoulder in left, R over A with a hook on top on left, F on right, ΓSISCS exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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