Valens; AE3 Siscia; emperor dragging captive
Description: Valens (364 - 378 AD). AE3 Siscia mint. D N VALENS P F AVG; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / GLORIA ROMANORVM; Valens advancing right, holding labarum, dragging captive, BSISC in ex.
Diameter: AE19 mm
Weight: 2,26 g
Attribution: RIC IX 5(b)ii
Commentary: light deposits on dark grey patina
History: Valens was the first in a long line of emperors proclaimed at the Hebdomon - a suburb of Constantinople.
Article Number: 004-09-04-41652