(337-361 A.D.) - AE2 Centenionalis -
|Obverse - DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG
Constantius, his pearl diademed and draped bust left,
holding globe in right hand.
|Reverse - FEL TEMP REPARATIO,
SMH in Exergue.
Constantius, bare-headed and in military dress, standing left,
holding labarum with chi-rho on banner in right hand
and resting left hand on a shield; in front of emperor two bound
captives leaning to the left.
|The image below
photographed by John Lavender of R.M.Smythe
and Co. The image above is my own scan.
|Minted in Heraclea (Marmara
between 346 and 350 A.D.
Kent, J.P.C., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 8 (RIC), Heraclea, p434, nr 63, obverse Cs1, reverse EC
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p337, nr. 4004, variety
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 411bCS
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p83, .nr 1884
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p300, nr 87
Quality: Very Fine+