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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Lyons 86. Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Lugdunum, officina 2; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm x 20mm, 4.0g
Obverse: D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG
Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, globe in right hand.
Reverse: FELTEMPREPAR-ATIO
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 up and to the right.
Exergue: *SLG
Provenance: Martin Griffiths (private sale), May 2007. Bought by MG from Laurent Fabre, Monnaies d'Antan, early 2006.
Ref: RIC VIII Lyons 86; LRBC 180
BW Ref: 158 031 108
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Note: This coin is listed on WildWinds under Constans, Lyons RIC VIII 86.


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