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ID number:  BIRBI-R3531
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julian; Constantius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  355-361
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.73
Weight (g):  2.01
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 905. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: standing soldier, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand, stepping on shield, spearing soldier riding fallen horse, raising a hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CL IVLIΠNVS NOB CHЗJ (our lord Claudius Julian most noble Caesar). Reverse: ICL TΓ·MP R EPIIRΠTIC (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: CONS… (mint of Constantinopolis).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 136

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