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E-auction 493-403445 - brm_576328 - JULIAN II THE PHILOSOPHER Silique

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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 73 €
Maximum bid : 83 €
End of the sale : 26 September 2022 14:13:30
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Silique
Date: 362-363
Mint name / Town : Arles
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,63 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Petit flan ovale bien centré. Joli revers et patine de collection ancienne


Obverse legend : D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste barbu, diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Julien II auguste à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A'a) ; diadème perlé.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Flavius Claudius Iulianus Pius Felix Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Flavien Claude Julien pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : VOT/ X/ MVLT/ XX/ -|-// PCONST.
Reverse description : Légende en quatre lignes dans une couronne avec un médaillon orné d'un aigle.
Reverse translation : “Votis decennalibus/ Multis vicennalibus”, (Vœux pour le dixième anniversaire de règne et pour le vingtième à venir).


Poids léger.

Historical background


(6/11/355-26/06/363) Flavius Claudius Julianus

August (02/360-26/06/363)

Julian II, Caesar in 355, was proclaimed august in Paris in February 360. After the death of Constantius II in November 361, he remained sole master of the empire. Located in Antioch at the beginning of 363, where he wrote the Misopogon (From those against beards - because he had a beard philosophers), he abjured Christianity trying to create a pagan syncretism. This policy failed and did not survive the emperor who was killed June 26 363 killed or murdered, then he began a brilliant campaign against the Sassanids.

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