Valens; AE3 Antioch; emperor with captive
Description: Valens (364 - 378 AD). AE3, Antioch mint 364-367 AD. D N VALENS P F AVG; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / GLORIA ROMANORVM, Valens advancing right, labarum in left, dragging captive with right, ANTA in ex.
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 1,9 g
Attribution: RIC IX 10(b)
Commentary: dark brown-grey patina, some deposits, strong portrait
History: Valens was the first in a long line of emperors proclaimed at the Hebdomon - a suburb of Constantinople.
Article Number: 054-06-01-41652