Julian II, Siliqua

A silver silique of Julian II from AD 361-2 which was minted in Arles, as shown by CONST in the exergue of the reverse. The mint at Arles was opened in AD 313. Early issues use the AR or ARL mintmark. In AD 318 the city was renamed Constantina to mark it as the birthplace of Constantine II and the mintmark became CONST or CON. In AD 340, after the death of Constantine II, ARL was reintroduced. After AD 353 it remained CON or CONST.

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