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ID number:  BIRBI-R3544
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Constantius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  355-361
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.16
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1256.
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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, spearing soldier riding fallen horse.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: V D IVLIKWV VT· S I AII (our lord Julian most noble Caesar). Reverse: ...□MP RVPA… (re-establishment of the prosperous times). Mint mark: not visible.

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 189 or 192

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