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Constantius I

Flavius Valerius Constantius
Augustus (AD 305/306)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Constantius was appointed Caesar under Maximianus in AD 293 and he married Maximianus' step-daughter Theodora. When the emperors retired in AD 305, Constantius and his colleague Galerius became Augusti. Constantius went to Britain to defend it from Pictish invaders and died there, in Eboracum (York) in AD 306


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Constantius I

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Coins of Constantius I currently available

Constantius I
Bronze AE4 issued AD 317/318.
Obv: DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO PRINC, Veiled, draped bust facing right.
Rev: MEMORIAE AETERNAE, Eagle standing left (RT in ex.).
Fine-Very Fine   |   AUD $80.00
Constantius I
Bronze AE3 issued AD 305/306.
Obv: IMP C CONSTANTIVS PF AVG, Laureate head facing right.
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae (SIS in ex.).
Very Fine   |   AUD $150.00