(337-361 A.D.) - AE2 Centenionalis -
|Obverse - DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
Constantius, his pearl diademed, draped
and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO.
Gamma in left field, SMKS in Exergue. Gamma in left field.
Helmeted soldier advancing left, with shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman;
shield on ground to right. Horseman is bearded and bare-headed; he turns to face
soldier and extends right arm.
|Minted at the first officina in Cyzicus (Balkiz, Turkey)
between 350 and 352 A.D.
Kent, J.P.C., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 8 (RIC), Cyzicus, p497, nr 92, obverse Cs1/D3, Reverse A
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p337, nr. 4003, variety from Cyzicus mint
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 461b6CS
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p96, nr 2486.
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p300, nr 90
Quality: Obverse: Very Fine+ / Reverse: Very Fine-