Jovian; AE3 Heraclea; vows in wreath
Description: Jovian (363 - 364 AD). AE3, Heraclea mint. D N IOVIANVS P F AVG; pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust left / VOT.V within wreath, HERACB in ex.
Diameter: AE21 mm
Weight: 2,9 g
Attribution: RIC VIII 108
Commentary: dark olive-grey patina, scratches on obverse, good details
History: Jovian became an emperor after the death of Julian only because the first candidate, pagan praetorian prefect of the Orient, Salutius, declined the purple.
Article Number: 049-09-01-41652