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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3535
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Beirut 1958 Hoard
Maker:  Julian; Antioch
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  361-363
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1341. A. H. Baldwin, 3rd of February 1964. From Beirut, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, bearded. Reverse: soldier, cuirassed, with trophy in r. hand and grabing kneeling captive with l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL CL IVLIA NVS P F AVC (Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCI TVS ROMΔNORVM (virtue of the army of the Romans). Mint mark: ΔNTH (mint of Antioch).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 201

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Whitting, Philip David
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