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ID number:  BIRBI-R3519
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  360-363
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.96
Weight (g):  2.61
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2662.
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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 surmounted by medallion with eagle.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CL IVLIA NVS P F HVC (our lord Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VO· / X / MVLT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: …CONST (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 326

3 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Julian
Roman
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