A splendid solidus of Constantius II
Lot 540
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.57 g, 12 h), Nicomedia, 351-355. FL IVL CONSTAN-TIVS PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantius II facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield, decorated with horseman spearing fallen foe, over his left shoulder. Rev. GLORIA REI PVBLICAE / SMNB Roma, helmeted, seated facing on the left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right and placing her right foot on prow, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT / XXX / MVLT / XXXX. Depeyrot 5/2. RIC 74. A splendid coin, very sharply struck and in exceptional condition. Almost invisible doubling on the obverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
2000 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-19, 06:00:00 CET
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