Constans; AE3 Aquileia; soldiers with standard
Description: Constans as Caesar (333 - 337 AD). AE3, Aquileia mint 336-337 AD. FL IVL CONSTANS IVN NC; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / GLORIA EXERCITVS; two soldiers standing facing, each holding a spear and shield, a single standard between them,
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 1,62 g
Attribution: cf. RIC VII Aquileia 141
Commentary: very rare; dark grey patina, minor scratches
History: Constans was killed by the supporters of the rebel Magnentius in the Pyrenean town of Castrum Helenae - named after his grandmother.
Article Number: 004-05-06-44147