Reece Period attributed: Period 19

Obverse image of a coin of Procopius

Member of the House of Valentinian dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 360 until 365.

Procopius was a general under Julian II and led the Persian expeditions. He also brought Julian’s body to Tarsus, and in September of 365 was proclaimed emperor while Valens was going to Syria. Valens’ forces soon defeated Procopius and put him to death.

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Record: BERK-39C186
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
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Record: IOW-E6E981
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Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete copper alloy nummus of Procopiu…
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  • Preferred label: Procopius
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    • Procopius of Caesarea
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  • Definition: Procopius of Caesarea (Greek: Προκόπιος ὁ Καισαρεύς, Latin: Procopius Caesariensis; c. 500 – c. 554 AD) was a prominent late antique scholar from Palaestina Prima. Accompanying the Roman general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian, he became the principal historian of the 6th century, writing the Wars (or Histories), the Buildings of Justinian and the celebrated (and infamous) Secret History. He is commonly held to be the last major historian of the ancient Western world.
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