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Jovian AE1(28mm)

Jovian AE1(28mm)

Jovian AE1. DN IOVIANVS PF PP AVG, diademed, draped & cuirassed bust rt / VICTORIA ROMANORVM, Jovian standing front with Victory & labaram inscribed with a chi-rho, TESA in ex. VF

 

Jovian was the captain of the imperian guard under Julian II and was proclaimed emperor when Julian died in 363 AD. A pathetic character, he was a feeble leader at best, and is said to have been accidentally asphyxiated by a charcoal brazier in his bedroom just a few months later.



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Price: US$ 145.00 € 114.54
£ 90.34
AUD 164.90
CHF 138.14
CAD 162.55
  • Ships from: United States
  • Rates for: 10/25/2014