BILLON HEAVY MAIORINA OF MAGNENTIUS, TRIER, AD 350.

BILLON HEAVY MAIORINA OF MAGNENTIUS, TRIER, AD 350.

120.00

Obverse: IM CAE MAGNENTIVS AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius facing right.

Reverse: FELICITAS REI PVBLICE, Magnentius, in military attire, standing left, holding Victory on globe and labarum, mint mark TR in ex. followed by officina mark P and dot within crescent.

RIC: viii, p. 158, 260A-268. Sear: 18791. [Trier, AD 350].

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.7 g.

A beautiful example of this scarce coin, the reverse depicting Magnentius holding a labarum, a military standard displaying the "Chi-Rho" symbol, the first two letters of Christ's name.

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