Photo Courtesy of the Worthing Museum
#17 - Valentinian III AV Solidus (439-455AD) RIC 3715
- Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III
right, wreath above head. Legend and bust enclosed within wreath around
edge of coin.
DN PLA VALENTI-NIANVS PF AVG
- Reverse: Emperor standing facing, holding long cross and being
crowned with an open wreath (inverted 'U') by a very-stylized (to the point
of being a headless stick-like figure) Victory on globe held in left hand.
Places right foot on head of human-headed serpent with an open coil.
R | V / VICTORI-A AVGGG
© 1996-2021 TreasureRealm