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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Siscia 212 var, bust and mintmark as for Siscia 212, but different spear position and legend break Siscia mint symbols Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Siscia, officina 4; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 21mm x 22mm, 4.18g
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 left, towards the small figure.
Exergue: ΔSIS(S4)
Provenance: s*p*q*r (eBay), February 2008
Ref: RIC VIII Siscia 212 var: bust and mintmark as for Siscia 212, but different spear position and legend break.
BW Ref: 191 036 122
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Note: For another example of this unlisted legend break in an unlisted type similar to Siscia 212, see here.


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