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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3523
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  361-363
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.11
Weight (g):  2.43
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1249.
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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 ANVS P F AVC (our lord Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / X / MV.IT / XX (prayers for 10 years of rule, more for the 20th anniversary). Mint mark: V8B·ROM·P (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 329

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Julian
Roman
331
363
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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