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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Constantinople 86 Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Constantinople, officina 5; 348-351 CE
Size and Weight: 22mm, 4.11g
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: CONSЄ
Provenance: antiquarica (eBay), September 2007
Ref: RIC VIII Constantinople 86; LRBC 2012
BW Ref: 173 034 115
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