Ancient Coins: ROMAN GOLD: Constantius II, 337-361 A.D. RR
This very rare type was struck during the final days of Magnentius when the city of Trier had revolted in favor of Constantius II.
The solidi of this rare issue are heavier than usual with this one weighing 4.56 rather than the usual 4.45g.; some examples are at an even higher weight. Kent notes in RIC that these may have been issued to contrast with the light weight solidi of Magnentius at this time and to show the stability of the legitimate ruler.
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