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Gold medallion depicting Emperor Valens

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A gold medallion depicting Emperor Valens
Gold medallion depicting Emperor Valens | Photo: Burkhard Mücke / On license Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

A gold medallion depicting Emperor Valens, which was made around the years 364 to 368 CE. The emperor was depicted in a toga, on a horse, with a halo over his head. The inscription on the artefact reads Gloria Romanorum, meaning “Glory of the Romans”. The emperor died in the battle of Adrianople on August 9, 378 CE.

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