On 15 March 351 elevated his 25-year-old cousin to at in . He arranged a marriage with his sister and put him in charge of the Eastern Roman Empire. marched with a large army (60,000 men) to fight against Magnus .SH35068.
maiorina, 461b2; -, -, Uncirculated, 6.095 g, maximum 22.6 mm, 180o, 1st , (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) mint, 28 Sep 351 - winter 354 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS IVN , bare-headed, draped and right, A behind; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), soldier standing left, spearing fallen horseman, on ground at feet, III upper left, ASIRM in ; ex Glenn ; extremely ; SOLD
The , a of Chi (X) and Rho (P), the first two letters of Christ in Greek, was an early symbol for Christianity. The crucifix was rarely used in early Christian iconography, perhaps because most people then had personally witnessed its gruesome use for public execution.RLA1156.
maiorina, 303, II 1189, 18954, 2, EF, 5.40 g, maximum 24.2 mm, 180o, 1st , (Sisak, Croatia) mint, 350 - 351 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS IVN , bare-headed, draped and right, A behind; , standing left, holding (chi-rho ) in each hand, III left, ASIS crescent in ; from the Aiello Collection; ; SOLD
The can be translated, "Happy Times Restored" but we prefer to loosely translate it to the more lyrical expression, "Happy Days are Here Again!" To a Roman, spearing a barbarian was happy time!RL83438.
maiorina, 74, II 2838, 18997, 1, 17, EF, 4.568 g, maximum 22.0 mm, 180o, 1st , mint, 28 Sep 351 - 353 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS , draped and right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), soldier advancing left, spearing bare-headed bearded fallen horseman who extends arm toward soldier, on ground at feet, Γ upper left, ALEA in ; SOLD
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