Eastern Roman Empire Valens (364-378 AD) Solidus Ancient Gold Coin

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Eastern Roman Empire Valens (364-378 AD) Solidus Ancient Gold Coin

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Ancient Roman gold coin from the Valentinian Dynasty c.364-378 AD.  This is a gold solidus with the profile of the Roman ruler Valens on the the obverse, and his full figure on the reverse in military appointment, holding victory. Minted at Antioch, this coin measures 22mm in diameter and weighs 4.25 grams. It is graded VF by NGC with a 4/5 Strike 1/5 Surface due to scratches.