Bronze Coin. Found in the ancient sands of Lutecia in Paris.
Fully Flavius Julius Valens Augustus, he was given the eastern half of the empire by his brother Valentinian I after the latter’s accession to the throne. Valens, sometimes known as the Last True Roman, was defeated and killed in the Battle of Adrianople, which marked the beginning of the collapse of the decaying Western Roman Empire.
This piece includes a custom made box with a small LCD screen that plays a video relevant to the history of the item.