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Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

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.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Julian II

Origin

Rome

Date

361 CE–363 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: FL CL IVLIANVS P P AVG Reverse: 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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