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Magnentius

Magnentius
Augustus (AD 350-353)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Magnentius revolted against Constans in 350 AD. He received tentative recognition from the eastern emperor Constantius II who, as Constans brother, was really preparing himself for revenge. In 353 the armies met and Constantius II was the victor. Magnentius was killed. His wife, Justina, later married the future emperor Valentinian


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Magnentius

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Coins of Magnentius currently available

Magnentius
Bronze AE3 issued AD 350/351.
Obv: DN MAGNENTIVS PF AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right, A behind.
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor on horseback spearing kneeling barbarian (TRS in ex.).<
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