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ID number:  BIRBI-R3548
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Julian; Constantius II; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  355-360
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.69
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3011. Spink, 1st of October 1955, ex Bagot Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Julian, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with spear in r. hand and orb in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVLIHNV S NOB CH… (our lord Julian most noble Caesar). Reverse: SPES R[I PVBLICE (hope of the Republic). Mint mark: 'CΛI (mint of Arelate).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 276

4 Related People

Arelate
Roman


Julian
Roman
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363
Constantius II
Roman
317
361
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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