Type 11:  AE3.  FELICITAS ROMANORVM
Victory advancing left with wreath and palm.  [The type of SECVRITAS REPVBLICAE (type 6) but the legend FELICITAS ROMANORVM.]
Obverse bust can be right or left.

image reverse    

Image courtesy of John Matsusaka.

Valentinian II or I (see comments below)








Comment:  Extremely rare
Only from Aquileia.

mint RIC Vn G V2
Aq 16 5 3,4 5

RIC photos: G-VII.11 (bust right), G-VII.10 (bust left).
RIC is unclear whether the single example they found with "DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG" legend is of the first or second Valentinian. It is listed under a time period of the second, but with a special legend more appropriate for the first. It is "R5" and without a photo. The arrangement is not certain. The photo above of an example looks like Valentinian I.

[The bust left type is] "outside the mainstream of currency coinage and marks some special issue."  RIC p. xxxiv

Cayon Vn 111 (0), G-68 (0), V2-60 (0).
Hunter 78.36 (the legend on the left is missing and on the right is very worn -- uncertain. Type 6 is issued from Aquileia so the mintmark alone is insufficient to tell.)
See also LRBC plate II.100

VFR

Valens
17 mm. 2.24 grams
RIC Aquileia 16b
"R5"  This type is very rare.





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