Solidus with bust of Julian II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 361–363


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2000.639

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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 TVSROMANORVM In ex.: ANTI

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