Valens; AE3 Thessalonica mint; emperor dragging captive
Description: Valens (364 - 378 AD). AE3 Thessalonica mint. DN VALENS PF AVG; diademed bust right / GLORIA ROMANORUM; Valens advancing right, holding labarum und dragging captive, A and star in right field.
Diameter: AE18 mm
Weight: 2,78 g
Attribution: RIC 16
Commentary: well centered, green patina
History: Valens was an Arian Christian, wheras his brother Valentinian I upheld the Nicene Creed.
Article Number: 004-02-05-41652