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Imperial, Roman – 372 AD

Emperor Gratian

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Imperial, Roman – 372 AD

Obverse: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian facing right.
Reverse: Victory seated right on cuirass and shield while inscribing her shield.

Obv. D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG, Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Emperor Gratian facing right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGSTORVM, Victory seated right on cuirass and upright shield; inscribing VOT/V/MVL/X in three lines on shield; Chi-Rho in right field below shield; ANOBB below.


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Value: Solidus. Metal: AV Gold. Weight: 4.39 grams. Mint: Antioch. Date: 372 AD.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage 21a.1; Depeyrot 38/7; Cohen 48.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution