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Very Rare Anepigraphic Type: Constantius II. As Caesar, Follis Antioch

 
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 Posted 10/14/2020  8:34 pm Show Profile   Check louisvillekyshop's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add louisvillekyshop to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Just posting this here for Internet History:

Very Rare Anepigraphic Type: Constantius II. As Caesar, Follis Antioch mint, A.D. 324-325. Anepigraphic, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / CONSTAN/TIVS/CAESAR, in three lines across field; star above; SMANTA/. RIC 60; 20 mm, 2.43 grams





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 Posted 10/14/2020  9:17 pm  Show Profile   Check echizento's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Don't see many of these around, very nice.
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 Posted 10/15/2020  05:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Almost like a tiny medallette rather than a coin.
But a coin it indeed is.
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 Posted 10/15/2020  10:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Finn235 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice, those usually fetch decent prices at auction. I've heard (unsubstantiated?) claims that these were minted to commemorate the visit of the Emperor or Caesar to that city.
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