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Vetranio, 1 March - 25 December 350 A.D.
The reverse of this coin is dedicated to harmony with the army. Nothing was more important to Vetranio. The soldiers had made him emperor; yet, as had been proven time and again, an emperor was always at risk that his soldiers would betray and assassinate him.
RL88043. Billon maiorina, RIC VIII Thessalonica 132 (S), LRBC II 1658, Voetter 1, SRCV V 18904, Cohen VIII 1, VF, well centered, porous and slightly rough from light corrosion, 4th officina, Thessalonica (Salonika, Greece) mint, weight 3.915g, maximum diameter 22.8mm, die axis 0o
, 1 Mar - 25 Dec 350 A.D.; obverse D N VETRANIO P F AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse CONCORDIA MILITVM (harmony with the soldiers), emperor holding a labarum (legionary standard with a banner displaying the Greek Chi Rho monogram of Christ) in each hand, star above, A in left field, B in right, ēTS∆ē in exergue; scarce
Catalog current as of Friday, July 19, 2019.
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