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Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

A work made of gold.
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Date:

361 (Summer)-363 (26 June)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On the back of this coin, the Emperor Julian is portrayed marching right, dragging a captive by the hair and holding a trophy.

Status

On View, Gallery 153

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

Place

Rome (Minted in)

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361 CE–363 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: FL CL IVLIA-NVS P P AVG Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCI-TVS ROMANORVM In Exergue: SIRM

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4900

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