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Solidus with bust of Julian II

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Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. FLCLIVLIA NVSPPAVG Reverse: Reverse: Soldier in military attire, right hand on kneeling barbarian at left, in left hand, trophy. VIRTVSEXERCI TVSROMANORVM in ex.: dot SIRM wreath There are the remains of a gold circular...

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Provenance

Said to have been Cahn sale, October 15, 1929, lot 857; by 1951: L. A. Lawrence Collection (sold at Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, January 17, 1951, lot 946); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, accessioned January 27, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 361–363

Mint

Sirmium

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 5.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.627

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins