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Constantine II, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
Constantine II was son of Constantine I, the eldest with his 2nd wife, Fausta. He was Caesar before he was a year old. Upon his father's death, he inherited the West. After quarreling with his brother Constans, he invaded his territory, only to be killed in an ambush near Aquileia.
RL89002. Billon centenionalis, RIC VI Arles 245 (S) corr. (VOT V in error), Hunter V 37, SRCV 17186, Cohen VII 38, aVF, well centered, blue-green patina, buff earthen deposits, scratches, 4th officina, Arelatum (Arles, France) mint, weight 2.398g, maximum diameter 19.6mm, die axis 180o
, as caesar, 321 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate head right; reverse CAESARVM NOSTRORVM (our prince), VOT / X in two lines within wreath, wreath tied at the bottom, Q - A flanking star within crescent with horns up in exergue; scarce
Catalog current as of Saturday, August 17, 2019.
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