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Constantius II, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
The longest lived of Constantine's sons and successors. He inherited the East. As his brothers were killed, he annexed their territories. When he defeated the usurper Magnentius he ruled all the empire. Constantius died on his way to fight Julian II, who then became emperor.
RL88769. Bronze reduced maiorina, cf. SRCV V 18263 ff., aF, struck with a broken obverse die, rough cleaning, edge chips, scratches, porosity, uncertain mint, weight 2.059g, maximum diameter 18.2mm, die axis 270o
, c. 353 - 358 A.D.; obverse D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times restored), soldier rushing left spearing fallen horseman, soldier in military garb with helmet and shield on left arm, soldiers right foot on shield on the ground, horseman laying across his stumbled mount, bare-headed, without beard, raising left hand in helpless defense, mint mark (obscure) in exergue; $8.00
Catalog current as of Friday, August 23, 2019.
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