Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.1.2
People
Julian II, Roman (r. 360 - 363 CE)
Title
Solidus of Julian Caesar, Antioch
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
355-361 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Antioch (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.44g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
solidus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: D N IVLIANV - S NOB CAES
  • Reverse Inscription: GLORIA - REI - PVBLICAE; in ex. SMANI
Provenance
[CNA (Classical Numismatic Auctions) XVIII,Dec. 3, 1991 lot. 872], sold; to Jane Ayer Scott, Newton MA (1991-2008), by inheritance; to her husband Wellington F. Scott III, (2008-2010), gift; to The Harvard Art Museums, 2010.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC VIII, 166 p. 526
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Wellington F. Scott III in memory of Jane Ayer Scott
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2011.1.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Julian, cuirassed to r.
Rev.: Rome and Constantinople enthroned

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