(337-361 A.D.) - AE3 Half-Centenionalis -
16.39 mm, 2.96gr
|Obverse - DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
Constantius, his pearl diademed and draped bust right.
|Reverse - FEL TEMP-REPARATIO,
SMN Delta in Exergue.
Helmeted soldier advancing left, with shield on left arm,
spearing falling horseman. Horseman is bare-headed, turns to face soldier
and extends left arm, shield on ground at right.
|Minted at officina Delta in
Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) between 355 and 361
Kent, J.P.C., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 8 (RIC), Nicomedia, p481, nr. 104, obverse Cs1, bust D3
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p338, nr. 4010, variety
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 464b25CS
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p92, .nr 2311
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p300, nr 100