Gratian (367-383 A.D.) - AE2 - 23.16mm, 5.28gr
Obverse - DN GRATIA-NVS PF AVG
Gratian, his pearl diademed, draped
and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse - REPARATIO-REIPVB,
A in right field. SMTES' in Exergue.
Gratian standing facing, head left, with right hand raising a kneeling
turreted woman and holding victory on globe in left.
Gratian
Minted at the first officina in Thessalonica (Saloniki, Greece) between August 9, 378 and August 25, 383 A.D.
Reference:
Pearce, M.A., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 9 (RIC), Thessalonica, p181,  nr. 37(a), variety 1, obverse legend 1 (A)
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p349, nr. 4139, variation
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), nr. 30
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p81, nr 1823
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p310, nr 38
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins" (ERIC),  p523, nr 26 (B2, O1, R12, T15, M14)
Quality: Fine