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brm_666439 - CONSTANTIUS II Maiorina réduite

CONSTANTIUS II Maiorina réduite AU
90.00 €(Approx. 101.70$ | 75.60£)
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Type : Maiorina réduite
Date: 355
Mint name / Town : Hellespont, Cyzique, (Cyzicus)
Metal : copper
Diameter : 15 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 1,5 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée, avec un très joli revers bien détaillé. Patine verte
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Obverse legend : D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Constance II à droite vu de trois quarts en avant (A'a) ; diadème perlé.
Obverse translation : "Dominus Noster Constantius Pius Felix Augustus", (Notre seigneur Constance pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : SPES REI - PVBLICAE// SMK.
Reverse description : L'empereur casqué, vêtu militairement, debout à gauche, tenant un globe de la main droite et une haste de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : “Spes Rei Publicæ”, (L'Espérance de la République).


Poids léger.

Historical background


(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.

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