Valens

5,500.00

1 in stock

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Description

Antioch, 364 AD. AU solidus, 4.36 gr., 21.7 mm.

Obv: D N VALENS PER F AUG; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to the right.

Rev; RESTITUTOR REI PUBLICAE; Valens standing facing, head to the right, holding labarum and Victory on globe; in exergue: ✱ANTI✱, in left field: cross.

Ref: RIC 2d.xxxvii.6 var.; Depeyrot 20/2. Ex CNG 94 (2013), lot 1230 (hammerprice: $7,000)

Very rare. Virtually as struck and almost FDC.