Type 13: AE3. VRBS ROMA
Roma seated left, holding Victory on globe.
Only for Valentinian II. Common.
Valentinian II, Antioch.
18 mm. 12:00. 2.15 grams.
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RIC photos: XIV.8 (Ant 51). XVI.4 (Nic 34, poor).
Cayon, no photos. V2-66. Hunter V2-84.52 (Ant).
Antioch. 19mm. 12:00.
Antioch. 17mm. 6:00.
The overwhelming majority of coins of this type are from Antioch. The next two, from the only other mint, Nicomedia, are rare.
RIC Nicomedia 34 var.
18-17 mm. 11:30. 2.25 grams.
This example far excels the RIC plate coin, plate XVI.4, which is poor.
SMNB in exergue.
This one is an unlisted minor variety, with dot in field right. RIC lists a star, but not a dot.
RIC Nicomedia 34, SMNB
18-16 mm. 12:00. 2.95 grams.
palm branch in field left, star in field right.
This example is also far better than the RIC plate coin.
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