A.D.) - AE3 - 17.81mm, 2.23gr
|Obverse - DN VALEN-S PF AVG
Valens, his pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - GLORIA RO-MANORVM
Emperor advancing right, labarum with Chi-Rho banner in left hand,
dragging captive with right
dot BSISC in Exergue.
|The image below was photographed by Mark Lehman. The image above is my own scan.
|Minted in Siscia (Sisak, Croatia) at officina B,
between February 25, 364 and August 24, 367 A.D.
Pearce, M.A., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 9 (RIC), Siscia, p146, nr. 5b, ii
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p347, nr. 4117, variation with dot before BSISC.
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), Volume 8, p88, nr. 11
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p72, nr 1276
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p309, nr 46
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins II" (ERIC II), p1098, nr.552 (B04, O7, R08, T15, M13)
Quality: Very Fine