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Jovian AE 3

Jovian AE 3, Emperor AD 363-364, minted at ? (due to slight flat strike at bottom of reverse I can’t see the mintmark), so will leave attribution at Van Meter 13, 18.5 x 19.5 mm, 3.2 gms, Obverse:  diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Jovian facing right, DN IOVIANVS PF AVG, Reverse:  Wreath in which is inscribed VOT V MVLT X, a nearly as struck coin with very lovely dark green patina, a wonderful portrait of Jovian, detailed wreath and inscription on the reverse, full and clear obverse legend though the obverse is slightly off center, a beautiful coin of this very short-reigned emperor, graded EF (obverse)/VF+ (reverse) for strength of strike by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it and who also gives it the nearly as struck grade, Asking price:  $82 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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