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Valens * "Victory" * "Securing and making safe, the state." 364-378 AD. Æ 3

Obv: D N VALENS PF AVG. Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed, right.
Rev: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE. Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm; B SIS C, in exe.

Mint: Siscia
Struck: 364-367 AD.

Size: 18 mm.
Weight: 3.58 grams
Die axis: 180 degs.

Patina: lovely dark-olive green.

RIC IX, 7b, page 146
Cohen 37
RIC 7b, Siscia

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wolfgang336  [Dec 19, 2004 at 10:56 PM]
Is that silvering I see?
Tiathena  [Jan 22, 2005 at 10:24 AM]
I'm really not able to see anything that looks to me like silvering, tho' there is a very bright 'copper-ish' color very distinct on the diadem & the entire Victory.