Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Julian II Struck at Arles, France

Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Julian II Struck at Arles, France

Code: 12420

£180.00 Approx $227.85, €210.04
 

This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua, of emperor Julian II, dating to 360 - 363 A.D. 

Obverse: DN IVLIAN-VS PF AVG "Our Lord Julianus, Pious and Happy August (Emperor)", pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: VOTIS V MVLTIS X "vows (prayers) on the fifth anniversary (of the emperor's rule), and for his (anticipated) tenth anniversary" in four lines within wreath. 

This coin was minted at Arles (in France) by the Second Mint Officina SCON. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 360 - 363 A.D. (This coin minted between 360 - 361 AD)

MINTMARK: SCON (Arles, France)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 2.1 grams

Attribution: RIC VIII 219; RSC 163

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Standford In The Vale, United Kingdom.