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ID:     592181
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Nepotian
Date Ruled:     AD 350
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Centenionalis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 350
Weight:     4.03 g
Obverse Legend:     FL POP NEPOT_IANVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse Description:     Emperor in military dress galloping right, without shield, spearing barbarian kneeling left with outstretched arms in front of horse; below horse, a shield and broken spear. Barbarian is bare-headed. In field to right a star.
Exergue:     RS
Mint Mark:     RS
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC VIII 200
Reference2:     SRCV 4046
Reference3:     VM 002
Reference4:     LRBC II, 0643
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Notes:     Artistic portrait. ($10,000) Flavius Julius Popilius Nepotianus Constantinus was a nephew of Constantine the Great. Following the death of Constans in 350 AD, Nepotian seized power in Rome. After a turbulent reign of only 28 days, Nepotian fell into the hands of Magnentius