Constantius Gallus, Caesar, 351-354. Miliarense (Silver, 21 mm, 2.89 g, 7 h), Sirmium. D N CONSTANTI-VS NOB CAES Bare head of Constantius Gallus to right. Rev. VOTIS / V / MVLTIS / X within wreath; in exergue, SIRM. RIC 16. Very rare and nicely toned. Two flan cracks, otherwise, very fine.
From the S. Pozzi Collection, ex Münzen und Medaillen FPL 367, May 1975, 23 (sold for 600 CHF, but missing the Apostolo Zeno pedigree!) and from the collection of Apostolo Zeno, Part I, Dorotheum, 13-16 June 1955, 2314.
Apostolo Zeno (1668-1750) was a Venetian librettist and humanist who worked as poet laureate in Vienna in 1715-1729, where he also curated the imperial coin collection of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI (1685-1740).