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Siliqua (Coin) Portraying Emperor Valens

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

364-378

Artist:

Roman, minted in Trier

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Valens, facing right and wearing a diadem.
On the back (reverse), the goddess Roma is depicted seated, holding the diminutive figure of Victory and a sceptre.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Siliqua (Coin) Portraying Emperor Valens

Origin

Trier

Date

364 CE–378 CE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.46 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Trienens

Reference Number

1996.356

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