FTR Falling Horseman, RIC VIII Alexandria 046

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  1. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    Another new horseman for me. This time an earlyish issue that has passed me by thus far despite having bid on a few. This one has been heavily overcleaned but I am sure that it will tone down over the next decade or so.....

    Constantius II - AE2

    Obv:- D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
    Rev:- FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, Helmeted soldier left, shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman; shield at ground to right. Horseman falls forward clutching his horse. He is bare headed
    Minted in Alexandria (* | _ // ALEA). A.D. 348-350
    References:- RIC VIII Alexandria 46 (R)

    5.77 gms. 23.72 mm. 180 degrees

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  3. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    That's a very pretty coin even without the patina! The horse is very nice.
     
  4. gsimonel

    gsimonel Supporter! Supporter

    I don't mind bare metal on coins that are in really nice condition, such as yours. I think it looks great. Nice acquisition.
     
  5. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    That's awesome Martin!
     
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