An exceptional solidus of Constantius II
Lot 383
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.36 g, 12 h), Rome, 355-357. FL IVL CONST-ANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantius II facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding spear in right hand and with a shield decorated with a floral ornament over left shoulder. Rev. GLORIA REI PVBLICAE / RSMЄ(palm) Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left with her right foot on prow on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT / XXX / MVLT / XXXX. Depeyrot 14/1. RIC 293. An exceptional piece, sharply struck and with a remarkably fine portrait. Virtually as struck.
2500 CHF
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2000 CHF
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4000 CHF
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Closing time: 25-Oct-17, 06:00:00 CEST
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