Constans, Captive Barbarians, Siscia Mint
Æ 2; 21mm/4.2gm Struck c. 348-350 AD
Con/ Slightly off-struck on the obverse, otherwise, about Extremely Fine. Handsome portrait, very crisp reverse, glossy dark green patina
Obv/ DN CONSTANS PF AVG; pearl-diademed, laur. and cuir. bust left, holding globe
Rev/ FEL TEMP REPARATIO; emperor, bare-headed, in military garb, stg. l., holding Chi/Rho standard and leaning on shield. Before him two bound captives wearing pointed caps, standing facing, their heads toward each other. Star in left field
Siscia Mint/ Gamma SIS A in exergue.
Ref/ RIC VIII 226
Seller's Note/ RIC notes this coin as 'Common 2', but not in this condition! :-)