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    Unpublished Siscia Medallion of 4.5 Solidi - Constantius II Companion Issue

    Constans, as Augustus (AD 337-350). AV medallion of 4-1/2 solidi (35mm, 20.12 gm, 6h). NGC AU 5/5 - 2/5, ex-mount, damage. Siscia, 2nd group, spring AD 340-19 January AD 350. CONSTANS-AVGVSTVS, laurel and rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans right, seen from front; all within wreath border / VICTORIAE D D N N AVGG, two Victories standing facing, heads turned inward, holding between them a wreath inscribed VOT / X / MVL / XX in four lines; palm SIS palm in exergue, all within wreath border terminating in large star at 12h. RIC VIII -. Depeyrot -.

    This is the companion piece to RIC VIII 128 - Constantius II medallion of 4.5 solidi (20.17 gm) and was hitherto unknown, filling in a historical gap of published co-issued medallions.

    Note - original contemporary cylindrical mount included with lot. The mount broke cleanly from the coin, leaving only a small, flattened area on the obverse/reverse edge at 12h and 6h respectively.


    Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000.

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