Gallus (Caesar 351-354 A.D.) - AE2 Centenionalis -
|Obverse - DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C
A in left field behind bust.
Gallus, his bare-headed, draped and
cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO,
dot BSIS dot in Exergue, II in left field.
Helmeted soldier advancing left, shield on left arm,
spearing fallen horseman; shield on ground at right.
Horseman is bare-headed, turns to face soldier and extends left arm.
|The image below
photographed by John Lavender of R.M.Smythe
and Co. The image above is my own scan.
|Minted at officina B in Siscia
(Sisak, Croatia) in 353 A.D., during his reign as Caesar under
Kent, J.P.C., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Vol. 8 (RIC), Siscia, p375, nr. 345, obverse G8
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p342, nr 4054, variety
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 462b11CG
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p70, .nr 1215
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p303, nr 4, variety with Ol/7
Quality: Very Fine+