, 9 September 337 - 19 January 350 A.D.
Regarding religion, was tolerant of Judaism and promulgated an edict banning pagan sacrifices in 341. He suppressed Donatism in and supported Nicene orthodoxy against Arianism, which was championed by his brother Constantius. Although called the Council of Sardica in 343 to settle the conflict, it was a failure, and by 346 the two emperors were on the point of open warfare over the dispute. The conflict was only resolved by an interim agreement which allowed each emperor to support their preferred clergy within their own spheres of influence.RL83817. quarter maiorina, 120, II 1642, 18732, 10, aVF, green with coppery high-points, slightly off-center, areas of light corrosion, 2.904 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 180o, 1st , (Salonika, ) mint, 348 - 349 A.D.; D N CONSTA-NS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), standing left on galley, on globe in right hand, in left hand, seated in stern steering ship, TESA in ; $22.00 (€19.58)
, 17 November 375 - 15 May 392 A.D.
was founded around 315 B.C. by Cassander, of , on or near the site of the ancient town of Therma. He named it after his wife Thessalonike, a daughter of and a half-sister of Alexander the Great. In 168 B.C. it became the capital of the Secunda and in 146 B.C. it was made the capital of the whole Roman province of . Due to its and location at the intersection of two major Roman roads, grew to become the most important city in . was important in the spread of Christianity; the First Epistle to the Thessalonians written by Paul the Apostle is the first written book of the New Testament.BB79502. Bronze maiorina, 44(a)2, II 1836, 20257, 22, F, rough, 4.720 g, maximum 22.3 mm, 150o, 1st , (Salonika, ) mint, 25 Aug 383 - 386 A.D.; D N VALENTINIANVS , pearl-diademed, helmeted, draped and right, transverse spear in right hand, on left arm; , Emperor standing slightly in galley, right, in galley, raising right hand, wearing helmet and military garb, flying behind, seated steering at stern, left, •TESA in ; $18.00 (€16.02)
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