RECVPERATOR VRBIS SVAE

Latin: Rescuer of his city.




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    RECVPERATOR VRBIS SVAE. The rescuer of his city.----The Emperor seated: a soldier presenting to him a figure of Victory. In the exergue SARL.----Mionnet gives this from the reverse of a third brass of Constantinus Magnus in the Catalogue d'Ennery.----Bimard, in his annotations on Jobert (vol. i. p. 27), gives the following minute description of a medal in small bronze of the same prince, which at the time he wrote was in the cabinet of the Abbe de Rothelin, and not then published, and which, considering its diminutive size, must be a wonder for design and workmanship.

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