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Magnentius. AD 350-353. Æ 21mm (3.98 g, 1h). Local Imitation. Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; A behind / Magnentius on horseback spearing enemy. Near EF, brown patina.



From the Elliott-Kent Collection.


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4to2centophilia

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I love the reverse. Stunning detail. Reminiscent of the Patraus tetradrachms from the 4th cent BC
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