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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 888

Valens. AD 364-378. AV Solidus (21.5mm, 4.41 g, 12h). Consular issue. Nicomedia mint. Struck January AD 368.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 888.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Valens. AD 364-378. AV Solidus (21.5mm, 4.41 g, 12h). Consular issue. Nicomedia mint. Struck January AD 368. D N VALENS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, bust left, wearing consular robes, holding mappa in raised right hand and scepter in left / VOTA PV BLICA, Valentinian I and Valens enthroned facing, each nimbate and in consular robes, and holding mappa and scepter; in exergue, two bound captives vis-à-vis; S/(MN)/M. RIC IX 16b.6; Depeyrot 22/2; Biaggi 2268 (this coin); Mazzini 86 var. (officina). Underlying luster, a few light marks, obverse die breaks. Near EF.

Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA VIII (24 November 2014), lot 170; Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, 2268.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.