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A billon centenionalis of the emperor Constans I, hut type; RIC VIII Rome 159 Coin Type: Billon centenionalis of Constans, Caesar 333-337 CE, Augustus 337-350 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, officina 3; 348-350 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm x 21mm, 4.55g
Obverse: D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG
Laurel and rosette diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, globe in right hand. N behind bust.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARAT-I-O
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.
Field marks: N in far right field
Exergue: R T
Provenance: authenticitycoins (eBay), August 2009
Ref: RIC VIII Rome 159; LRBC 596
BW Ref: 226 042 144
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