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Augustus (AD 364-378)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

As the brother of Valentinian I, Valens was appointed to be his co Emperor in charge of the East. He outlived Valentinian, but fell in the Battle of Adrianople against the Goths

Obverse Legends on coins depicting Valens

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