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ID number:  BIRBI-R3530
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  361-363
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.97
Weight (g):  3.10
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1252.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing l. cuirassed, diademed, helmeted, bearded, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CL IVLI ANΓS P F AVC (our lord Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: [laurel branch] TES A [laurel branch] (Thessalonica 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 227

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