|Julian II, The
Apostate (360-363 A.D.) - AE3 - 15.56mm, 1.68gr
|Obverse - DN CL IVL-IANVS N C
Julian, his bare-headed and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - FEL TEMP-REPARATIO,
R dot M dot P in Exergue.
Helmeted soldier advancing left, shield on left arm, spearing fallen horseman;
shield on ground at right. Horseman is bear-headed, turns to face soldier,
and extends left arm.
|Minted at officina P in Rome between
355 and spring 360 A.D., during his reign as Caesar under Constantius II
Kent, J.P.C., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 8 (RIC), Rome, p278, nr. 315, obverse JC12
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p343, nr 4063, variety from Rome mint.
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p60, .nr 685
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 464b5J
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p304, nr 26, variety with Ol/1
Thanks to Stephen Knapp for the identification in RIC.
Text and image for this identification can be found at http://www.wildwinds.com under Julian II, Rome RIC 315