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Jovian, 27 June 363 - 17 February 364 A.D.
At the end of the 4th century, Sirmium was brought under the sway of the Goths, and later, was again annexed to the Eastern Roman Empire. In 441, Sirmium was conquered by the Huns, and after this conquest, it remained for more than a century in the hands of various other tribes, including the Eastern Goths and Gepids. For a short time, Sirmium was the center of the Gepid State and King Cunimund minted gold coins there. After 567, Roman rule was restored again at Sirmium. The city was finally conquered and destroyed by the Avars in 582.
RL77940. Bronze centenionalis
, RIC VIII Sirmium
II 1623, SRCV V
19229, Cohen VIII
35, VF, green patina
, light marks, 2nd officina
(Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) mint, weight
3.442g, maximum diameter
20.3mm, die axis
D N IOVIANVS P F AVG
, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust
VOT / V / MVLT / X in four lines within wreath
, BSIRM in exergue
; from the Butte College Foundation, ex Lindgren
, ex Pegasi
Catalog current as of Sunday, July 22, 2018.
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