A BRONZE FOLLIS OF CONSTANTIUS II


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Constantinople Mint, 330-333 CE

Obverse: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II facing right.

Reverse: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS. Two helmeted soldiers standing, facing one another, reversed spear in outer hands, shields resting on ground in inner hands, between them two standards. CONS (Officina mark, most likely Δ).

In fine to very fine condition.

Weight: 2.57 g; Diameter: 19.1 mm

Olive wood box, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included.

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Bibliography:

RIC VII, 61

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Constantius II was the second son of Constantine I (the Great) and Faustina. Due to the way Constantine I ruled and set up his empire Constantinius II, as well as many of his other sons, served in many political offices. At the time this coin was minted Constantius II served as Caesar under his father.