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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.
RL89272. Billon reduced centenionalis, Hunter V 47 (also 1st officina), RIC VII Alexandria 60 (R1), LRBC I 1430, SRCV V 17699, Cohen VII 104, VF, near black patina, highlighting earthen deposits, light marks, 1st officina, Alexandria mint, weight 2.838g, maximum diameter 18.8mm, die axis 0o
, as caesar, 333 - 335 A.D.; obverse FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder; reverse GLORIA EXERCITVS (glory of the army), two soldiers standing facing, heads turned inward confronted, two standards in center between them, each holds a spear in outer hand and rests inner hand on grounded shield, SMALA in exergue; scarce
Catalog current as of Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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