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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Arles 106 Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Arelate, officina 2; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 20mm x 23mm, 3.07g
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 upwards and to the right.
Exergue: SARL
Provenance: xsana (eBay); December 2007
Ref: RIC VIII Arles 106; LRBC 401
BW Ref: 186 036 120
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Note: This coin is listed on WildWinds under Constans, Arles RIC VIII 106.


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