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ID number:  BIRBI-R3508
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  360-363
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.74
Weight (g):  6.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3021. Ex Bagot Collection, circa 1700.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: bull surmounted by two stars.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CL IVLI MNVS P F ΔVG (our lord Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVB (security of the Republic). Mint mark: LVGDOFF (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 236 var.

Notes:  Lack of beard in obverse portrait.

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