Valentinian III or Vandal Campgate?

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  1. mikekershaw2006

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  3. Victor_Clark

    Victor_Clark all my best friends are dead Romans Dealer

    It looks official. These small Val III bronzes always look fairly crude. For comparison, here are three examples that I sold--

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    and my CAST VIC example

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    Valentinian III
    A.D. 425-455
    10x11mm 1.2gm
    [D N VALEN AVG]; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
    [CAST] VIC; camp-gate with no doors and two turrets, star above.
    RIC X Rome 2163
     
  4. mikekershaw2006

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  5. Valentinian

    Valentinian Well-Known Member

    I agree with @Victor_Clark . It is an official Valentinian III.
    Here is mine:

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    13 mm. 1.59 grams.
    DN VALENTINIANV[S PF AVG]
    VOT PVB, city gate with E above
    Mintmark very weak, maybe RPM (?)
    RIC X 2135 has no mm. RIC X 2123. Sear V 21326 ff.
     
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