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Constantius Solidus



Constantius II, AV Solidus, 337-347, Antioch
CONSTAN_TIVS AVG
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
VICTO_RIA AVG
Victory advancing left, palm in left hand, trophy in right
* in left field, LXXII in right field
SMAN . in exergue
21mm, 4.41g
RIC VIII, 4 (R3)


Note: The LXXII mark in the right field was to denote the solidus was struck at a weight of 1/72 of a pound of gold.


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Wolfgang336

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Gorgeous coin...


Evan
#1 June 19, 2006 3:11am

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Thanks Evan - it was a really gorgeous coin in hand as well. I wish I could find a lot more coins like this to offer!


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#2 June 19, 2006 6:57pm

AlexB

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Hi


Isnt it palm in left hand, trophy in right. Or is it done from direction of viewer?


Brgds


Alex
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#3 June 20, 2006 7:35am

BeastCoins

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Alex,


Yes it is - I have the description backwards (I do that a lot, so I have to constantly check my work for that specific error).


Thanks,


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#4 June 20, 2006 2:03pm

AlexB

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oh and very nice coin!


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#5 June 21, 2006 7:04am


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