Valentinian II Emperor of the Roman Empire from 375 to 392.
Flavius Valentinianus Augustus was Roman Emperor from AD 375 to 392.

Valentinian himself seems to have exercised no real authority, and was a figurehead for various powerful interests: his mother, his co-emperors, and powerful generals.

He was thoroughly dominated by the Frankish general Arbogast. When Valentinian formally dismissed Arbogast, the latter ignored the order, publicly tearing it up and arguing that Valentinian had not appointed him in the first place.

On 15 May 392, Valentinian was found hanged in his residence in Vienne. Arbogast maintained that the emperor’s death was suicide. Unlikely.
Valentinian II
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An AE Half-Centenionalis struck 388-392 AD in Constantinopolis
Obverse: DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG

Reverse: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Victory walking left, trophy on shoulder, dragging captive behind her. Cross in left field?

Diameter: 12 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 1 g
No notes for this coin
Sear 20345
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An AU Solidus struck AD 389-391 in Treveri
Obverse: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: VICTORIA AVGG, Valentinian II and Theodosius seated facing on throne, holding globe between them; palm between legs, figure of Victory with wings spread above; T-R across fields, COM in exergue

Diameter: 21 mm
Die Orientation: 1 H
Weight: 4.45 g
The first gold coin in my collection, and also the first coin I purchased by attending an auction in person!
RIC 90a; Depeyrot 53/1
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An AE Centenionalis struck 379-383 AD in Antioch
Obverse: DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG

Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGGG, Constantinopolis seated w. globe & spear

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 0 g
No notes for this coin
Sear 20308
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An AE Half-Centenionalis struck 383-388 AD in an unknown location
Obverse: pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right; D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG

Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX within wreath; ???

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.5 g
25.8.383 - 28.7.388 AD
Van Meter 53 (Valentinian II)
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An AE Half-Centenionalis struck 383-388 AD in Thessalonica
Obverse: pearl-didemed, draped and cuirassed bust right D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG

Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX within wreath; TES

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.87 g
25 Aug 383 - 28 Jul 388 AD
RIC IX Thessalonica 49a
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An AE Centenionalis struck 378-383 AD in Antioch
Obverse: pearl-didemed draped and cuirassed bust right; D N VALENTINIA_NVS IVN P F AVG

Reverse: Roma seated on cuirass left, holding Victory on globe and spear; VRBS__ROMA / Θ */Φ / ANTB

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
9.8.378 - 25.8.383 AD
RIC IX Antioch 51.5, LRBC II 75 corr. (no star), SRCV V 20330, Cohen VIII 80