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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0002
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Jovian; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  363-364
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.81
Weight (g):  2.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1288.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Jovian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D H IOVIA… …P F …V… (our lord Jovian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOΓ / V / MV · LT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Mint mark: VΛD ROM… (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 333

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2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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