A ROMAN BRONZE COIN OF JULIAN II (THE PHILOSOPHER) IN 18K GOLD PENDANT

A ROMAN BRONZE COIN OF JULIAN II (THE PHILOSOPHER) IN 18K GOLD PENDANT


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1332135

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Reign of Julian II (355-363 CE)

Antioch Mint; 3 November 361- 26 June 363

Obverse: D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG. Draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II wearing pearl diadem facing right.

Reverse: SECVRITAS REI PVB. Bull standing, facing right. Two stars above. ANTA between palm fronds in exergue.

Coin in extremely fine condition with natural Holy Land patina. Found in Bethlehem.

Set in 18K yellow gold pendant handmade in Israel.

Weight: 14.9g; Diameter: 26 mm

Worldwide shipping, olive wood jewelry box, sterling silver chain, and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Ships from Jerusalem, Israel

Bibliography:

RIC VIII, 216

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Julian was the last emperor who attempted to restore the old pagan gods of Rome after the emperor Constantine had adopted Christianity as the state religion. Reviled by later Christian writers he is often referred to as Julian the Apostate. The current coin is the largest and finest of Julian's issues and the bull on the reverse depicts the Apis Bull, a lost Egyptian religious image which was rediscovered during Julian's reign.