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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0004
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Jovian; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  363-364
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.07
Weight (g):  3.22
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4737. A. H. Baldwin, August 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Jovian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IOVIA NVS PF AVG (our lord Jovian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / V / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Mint mark: B SYSC (2 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 426

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Whitting, Philip David
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