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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Alexandria 60 Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Alexandria, officina 1; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm x 20mm, 4.1g
Obverse: D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG
Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, globe in right hand.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPA-RATIO
Helmeted soldier, spear in left hand, advancing right, head left; with his right hand he leads a small bare-headed figure from a hut beneath a tree. The spear points downwards, between the soldier's legs.
Exergue: ALEA
Provenance: Lars-Bertil (eBay), April 2006
Ref: RIC VIII Alexandria 60; LRBC 2820
BW Ref: 082 025 076
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Note: This coin is listed on WildWinds under Constans, Alexandria RIC VIII 60.


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