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ID number:  BIRBI-R3539
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  361-363
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.79
Weight (g):  8.64
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1264. Ex Sydenham Collection. Bought from A. H. Baldwin in January 1952, but unclear whether it was Whitting or Sydenham who purchased it then.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed, bearded. Reverse: bull surmounted by two stars.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL CL IVLI AHVS P F AVC (our lord Flavius Claudius Julian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SECVRITAΓ REPIVB (security of the Republic). Mint mark: [laurel branch] ANT A [laurel branch] (Antioch 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 216

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Whitting, Philip David
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