Gratian; AE2 Siscia; emperor with kneeling woman
Description: Gratian (367 - 383 AD). AE2, Siscia mint 378-383 AD. D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / REPARATIO REIPVB; emperor standing facing, head left, right hand raising kneeling turreted woman, Victory on globe in left, ASISC in ex.
Diameter: AE23 mm
Weight: 4,46 g
Attribution: RIC IX 26(a)
Commentary: olive-green patina, good details, well centered
History: Gratian renounced the title and office of Pontifex Maximus after an appeal of pagan senator against the removal of Altar of Victory from the Senate House.
Article Number: 048-08-03-41652