+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

brm_603965 - CONSTANTIUS II Centenionalis ou nummus

CONSTANTIUS II Centenionalis ou nummus AU
65.00 €(Approx. 70.85$ | 53.95£)
Quantity
Add to your cartAdd to your cart
Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 337-340
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,56 g.
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré des deux côtés. Beau buste. Joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : CONSTANTI-VS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Constance II auguste à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A'b) ; diadème lauré et gemmé.
Obverse translation : “Constantius Pius Felix Augustus”, (Constance pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS/ -|-// (GAMMA)SIS(CROISSANT POINTÉ).
Reverse description : Deux soldats debout face à face, casqués et vêtus militairement, tenant chacun une haste et s'appuyant sur un bouclier ; au milieu, un labarum chrismé.
Reverse translation : “Gloria Exercitus”, (La gloire de l'armée).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Cabochon gemmé rond. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum. Chrisme ornant le labarum au revers.

Historical background


CONSTANCE II

(8/11/324-3/11/361) Flavius Julius Valerius Constantius

August (9/09/337-3/11/361)

Constantius II was born on August 7 318 Sirmium. It is high césarat 8 November 324 at the age of six years. He will reign thirty-seven years, one of the longest reigns of the fourth century. After crushing the revolt of Magnentius, it is only august with a caesar, Constance Galle, he has performed in 354. November 6, 355, he raises his cousin Julien under Caesar. He went to Rome in 357, then at Sirmium he made it his capital. Before the Sassanid danger, he leaves this region 359 and settled in Antioch. Julien was proclaimed in February august 360. Constance died 3 November 361, leaving Julien at the head of the Empire.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x