Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

AD 361 (Summer)/363 (26 June)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust diademed to right
Reverse: Julian marching to right, dragging captive by hair, and holding trophy

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

Origin

Rome

Date

361 AD–363 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

OB: FL CL IVLIANVS P P AVG REV: VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM (In exergue: SIRM)

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 4.41 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4900

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