A lustrous and sharp solidus of Valentinian II
Lot 765
Valentinian II, 375-392. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.47 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in Northern Italy, 383. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian II to right. Rev. VICTOR-IA AVGG / COM Theodosius I and Gratian, both crowned and nimbate, seated facing on double-throne, holding a globe together; behind, Victory standing facing with wings spread; below, small palm branch. Depeyrot 1/2. RIC 5e and 8a.1 ('Mediolanum'). Lustrous and sharp. Good extremely fine.

From an old Viennese collection, formed in the 1950s and 1960s and in 3rd generation family possession since.
750 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CET
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