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Solidus with bust of Julian II

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Obverse: Bust of Julian II to left, wearing pearl diadem and consular robes. He holds a scepter in his left hand and mappa in his right. FLCLIVLIA NVSPFAVG Rev. Julian, seated on throne, wearing consular robes and holding mappa in right hand and scepter in left. VIRTVSEXERCI ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Victor Adda collection; by date unknown: with Leu Numismatics, In Gassen 20, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased on behalf of MFA by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc, P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 at Leu Numismatics Auction 77, May 11, 2000, lot 702; June 21, 2000: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 361–363

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

2000.639

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins