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New type Constantius II

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New type Constantius II

SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI Constantius II on horseback, not in RIC or in Failmezger RBC - Constantinopole Mint - struck 326-330 AD

v failmezger

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Location: Front Royal Virginia
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Date: January 20, 2004
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Great find.
#1 January 20, 2004 6:53pm


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Very cool find! I am seeing the reverse legend as SPQR OPTIMO CAESARI. A completely new reverse type had to be exciting to find. Congratulations.
#2 January 24, 2004 3:07am

v failmezger

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slip of the brain, it is of course OPTIMO CAESARI , just so use to see OPTIMO PRINCIPI. Glad you enjoyed the picture, best Tory
#3 January 26, 2004 4:57pm


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Nic coin Tory. Where did you ever find that??? Nice photo as well. Wink

Barry Murphy
#4 January 30, 2004 2:46pm

v failmezger

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Hi Barry you and the other readers of this should know that I was approached by a very knowledgeable dealor who recognized the uniqueness of this coin and thought I might be interested in acquiring it given my long time interest in the period. He also took the picture. Just goes to show that collectors need to establish long-term relationships with dealors. best Tory
#5 February 2, 2004 9:20pm

marcus flavius

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This coin just floored me! The most INTERESTING Constantius ll coin as Caesar!
#6 November 20, 2006 1:17pm

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