, 28 September 365 - 27 May 366 A.D.
According to Zosimus, Julian gave an imperial robe, informing him of his intent to make him his successor. But Julian did not tell anyone of this intent and was acclaimed emperor. gave the robe. He told of Julian's intention but asked the new Emperor to allow him to retire to private life. accepted and and his family retired to Caesarea Mazaca.RL79986. Bronze , II 2081, 17a, 8, 19883, gVF, excellent portrait, nice green , edge chip, 2.661 g, maximum 21.4 mm, 0o, 3rd , Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 28 Sep 365 - Apr 366 A.D.; D N PROCO-PIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and left; REPARATIO FEL TEMP (happy times ), standing facing, right, in right hand, resting left hand on grounded , object on ground to left, above right, Γ in ; ; $135.00 (€120.15)
, 9 September 337 - 19 January 350 A.D.
The Roman historian Eutropius says "indulged in great vices," in reference to his homosexuality, and stated that had a reputation for scandalous behavior with "handsome barbarian hostages." Nevertheless, did sponsor a decree alongside that ruled that marriage based on "unnatural" sex should be punished meticulously. However, the decree may have only outlawed homosexual marriage. It may also be that was not expressing his own feeling when promulgating the legislation but was rather trying to placate public outrage at his own perceived indecencies.RL77064. heavy maiorina, 122, II 1649, 18675, 13, 56 var. (3rd ), VF, traces of , , some die wear, some light corrosion, 5.017 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 180o, 1st , (Salonika, ) mint, 348 - 350 A.D.; D N , pearl-diademed, draped, and right, A behind; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), standing left on galley, on globe in right hand, ( ) in left, seated in stern steering ship, A in left , TSA in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
The can be translated, "Happy Times Restored" but we prefer to loosely translate it to the more current and lyrical expression, "Happy Days are Here Again!"RL74561. heavy maiorina, 123, II 50, 18136, 46, -, VF, and struck, some , porous, 4.428 g, maximum 23.7 mm, 180o, 4th , (Salonika, ) mint, 348 - 350 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right, from the front, A behind; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), soldier standing left, with right hand spearing horseman whose mount has fallen, on his left arm, on the ground right, A left, TS∆ in ; $80.00 (€71.20)
, , 28 September351 - Winter 354 A.D.
On 7 May 351, after arrived at Antiocha, a Jewish revolt broke out in . In 352, Gallus sent his general (magister equitum) Ursicinus to put down the revolt. The rebels destroyed Diopolis and Tiberias. Diocesarea was razed to the ground. Ursicinus gave the order to kill thousands of Jews, even children. After the revolt, a permanent garrison was stationed in Galilee.BB83763. reduced maiorina, 91, II 1901, 19017, 16, -, F, green , , 2.310 g, maximum 17.5 mm, 180o, 5th , (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, c. 353 - 6 Nov 355; D N CONSTANTIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), helmeted soldier standing left, on left arm, spearing fallen horseman, on the ground right, horseman is turned toward the soldier and extends his left arm, SMHE in ; $30.00 (€26.70)
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
In 352, invaded northern Italy in pursuit of usurper Magnus , who retreated with his army to Gaul. Constantius declared an amnesty for Magnentius' soldiers, many of whom deserted to him. By the end of the year Constantius entered . In 353, defeated at the Battle of Mons Seleucus. committed suicide to avoid capture. Constantius became the sole emperor and reunified the Roman Empire.RL84791. Bronze reduced maiorina, ON RESERVE Constantinople 121, II 2043, 45, 18277, VF, rough, 1.984 g, maximum 18.7 mm, 180o, 3rd , Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 353 - 355 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), soldier spearing fallen horseman, pellet in center, on ground, Γ in ; $10.50 (€9.35)
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