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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type, RIC VIII Siscia 222 variant with an unlisted spear position Siscia mint symbols Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Siscia, officina 1; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 20mm, 3.54g
Obverse: D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG
Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, globe in right hand.
Reverse: FELTEMPREPA-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 and to the left.
Exergue: ASISR
Provenance: cybercoinsandbanknotes (eBay), April 1009
Ref: RIC VIII Siscia (similar to 222, but unlisted spear position)
BW Ref: 219 041 139
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