Julian II (360-361 CE) AR Siliqua

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Locale: Lugdunum (Lyon) mint
Issuer: Julian II 'the Apostate'
Date: 360-361 CE
Denomination: AR Siliqua (18mm, 1.84g, 12h)

Obverse: FL CL IVLIA-NVS PP AVG. Bust of Julian, pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed, right.
Reverse: VOTIS V MVLTIS X in four lines within wreath; LVG (mintmark).

Literature: RIC VIII 218; Lyon 261; RSC 163†a.
Provenance1887 East Harptree, Somerset Hoard (IRBCH 1424)
Preservation: Spectacular, lustrous example with captivating iridescent toning.