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Title: Valentinian II Siliqua
Keywords: Coins;Images
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Art Department, Rhodes College
Abstract: The coin is silver in color and dates from 375 to 392 CE. Very worn overall with ragged edges. On the obverse is a bust facing right appears to be wearing pearl crown. Edges are rough and slightly smoothed, but clear details of ear, nose and edge of clothing are able to be made out. On the reverse is a female figure centered in coin facing left. Anatomically, left hand is holding a ring shaped object. She also appears to have wings that begin at the shoulder and curve back in to body slightly below waist. A small figure to the right appears to be running away. There is a raised dot on right side. The inscription is worn; but parts are legible. Head of figure appears large and runs into inscription.
Description: This coin was acquired by the College on March 23, 2015 as part of a donation by Auben Gray Burkhart, a longtime friend of the College. The coin was digitized and added to DLynx by the Visual Resources Center during summer 2016. For additional information about this coin (including chemical analysis, condition information, measurements, additional provenance, and much more), please see the complete data set for the entire collection available here:
Appears in Collections:Auben Gray Burkhart Coin Collection

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