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This coin of Constantius Gallus came from the recent Leu auction:

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Constantius Gallus
24 mm. 4.30 grams.
FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Emperor standing left on galley, holding Victory on globe, and standard with chi-rho, Victory steering the galley.

III in left field, star in upper right
ΓSIS in exergue

RIC VIII Siscia 329.
Sear V 19001. 

I have a web page listing and illustrating all the AE types of Gallus, with commentary and comments on frequency. 
http://augustuscoins.com/ed/Gallus/
Take a look. It's interesting if you like late Roman AE.

Show us your coins of Constantius Gallus!

 

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Apparently a common emperor, but not so often posted.

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Rome. Billon, 4.01g. Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right; DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES. Helmeted, draped and cuirassed soldier advancing left, right knee raised, spearing fallen horseman with right hand and wearing shield on left arm; shield on ground to right; horseman wearing a Phrygian cap, falling forward, clutching horse's neck; S in left field; FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO (RIC VIII, 268). Thought to be from the Freckenham (Suffolk) Hoard 1948, a narrow-necked brick red jar found after deep ploughing containing 525 bronze coins dated 306 to 361, some of which were barbarous. Portable Antiquities Scheme: IARCH-C9D277.

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I have one similar to the OP from a different officina but also with an obverse legend error.

Obv:- D N CONSTANTIVS IVN NBO(sic) C, Bare headed draped & cuirassed bust right; A
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Emperor standing left on galley, holding Victory on globe and labarum; Victory behind, steering galley
Minted in Siscia (III | * // BSIS)
Reference:– RIC VIII Siscia 329 var (would be C but obverse legend error)

5.16 gms. 23.42 mm. 180 degrees.

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A fallen horseman type from Antioch which if not for an uneven strike would be a nice coin.

Obv:– DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare headed, reaching backwards
Minted in Antioch (Gamma | _ // ANA), A.D. 350-355
Reference:– RIC VIII Antioch 134

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Amiens

Obv:– DN CONSTANTI-VS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare headed, reaching back towards soldier
Minted in Amiens. (// AMB)
Reference:– RIC VIII Amiens 47 (S)

3.53g. 22.15 mm. 180 degrees

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Rome

Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right (D behind bust)
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is wearing a Phrygian cap, falling forward clutching his horse.
Minted in Rome (Gamma | _ // RE), 26th September A.D. 352 - 6th November A.D. 355. Third Series
Reference:– RIC VIII Rome 265 var (Listed for P and S both of which are R, Dane Kueth has a matching coin with E from different dies)

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Siscia

Obv:– DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right; A behind bust
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is wearing a Phrygian cap, reaching backwards
Minted in Siscia (// BSIS),
Reference:– It would appear to be unlisted unless I am missing something.

It measures 19.20 mm and weighs 2.44 gms

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42 minutes ago, maridvnvm said:

Obv:– DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right; A behind bust
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is wearing a Phrygian cap, reaching backwards
Minted in Siscia (// BSIS),
Reference:– It would appear to be unlisted unless I am missing something.

It measures 19.20 mm and weighs 2.44 gms

That is a very nice coin. It is like RIC Siscia 351 but that one doesn't have the "A" behind the bust. I agree it is unlisted. What a beauty!

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Here are a few more mints from my collection.

Nicomedia

Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, wearing cap, reaching back towards the emperor
Minted in Nicomedia (Gamma | _ //SMNE),
Reference:– RIC VIII Nicomedia 85

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Alexandria

Obv:– DN CONSTANTI-VS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare headed, reaching back towards the emperor
Minted in Alexandria (G|_//ALED),
Reference:– RIC VIII Alexandria 74 corr.

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Cyzicus

Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare helmeted, reaching back towards emperor
Minted in Cyzicus (G | _//SMKG),
Reference:– RIC VIII Cyzicus 94

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Obv:– DN CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP - REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare headed, reaching back towards the emperor
Minted in Lugsunum (//GSLG),
Reference:– RIC VIII Lugdunum 192 (R2).

1.85 gms. 17.74 mm. 0 degrees.

Harder to find than I imagined.

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Trier

Obv:– DN CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right; A behind
Rev:– FEL TEMR PE-PARATIO (sic), Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare helmeted, reaching back towards emperor
Minted in Trier (//TRP),
Reference:– RIC VIII Trier 354 var (S, Spelling errors)

3.50g. 21.39 mm. 0 degrees

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I have only one coin of Constantius Gallus (that might need a new photo - not that grainy and with a pleasant and homogenous black patina)

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Constantius Gallus, Constantinople

Date Range: AD 351 - AD 355

D N FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, bust of Constantius Gallus, bareheaded, draped, cuirassed, right / FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier, helmeted, draped, cuirassed, advancing left, spearing fallen horseman with right hand and wearing shield on left arm; shield on ground to right; horseman bearded, facing soldier, extending left arm. Mintmark CONSH

RIC VIII 122

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Another fallen horseman

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Constantius Gallus
AE2, Constantinople
Obv: DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES/ Bust of Constantius Gallus, bareheaded, draped, cuirassed, right
Rev: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, Soldier, helmeted, draped, cuirassed, advancing left, spearing fallen horseman with right hand and wearing shield on left arm; shield on ground to right
MintMark: Γ•/-//CONSZ
AE, 4.36g, 22-23 mm
RIC 7, p.456, 107

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Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is wearing a cap, clutching his horse
Minted in Constantinople (Dot S Dot | * | _ // CONSZ),
Reference:– RIC VIII Constantinople 117

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Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare headed, reaching back towards emperor
Minted in Constantinople (dot //CONSTh),
Reference:– RIC VIII Constantinople 122

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Obv:– DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Bare, bust draped and cuirassed right
Rev:– FEL TEMP - REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, who is bare helmeted, reaching back towards emperor
Minted in Constantinople (dot //CONSD),
Reference:– RIC VIII Constantinople 122 var (Solder headwear and legend break are both unlisted)

18.29 mm. 2.37 gms, 0 degrees

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Bronze coin (AE 3) minted at Siscia during the reign of CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, as Caesar, between 351 - 354 A.D. Obv. D.N.CONSTANTIVS.IVN.NOB.C. Bareheaded & cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL.TEMP-.REPARATIO. Soldier advancing l., spearing fallen horseman. RCS #4056. RICVIII #354 pg.375. DVM #7. LRBC #1219.

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Bronze coin (AE 3) minted at AQT during the reign of CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, as Caesar, between 351 - 354 A.D. Obv. D.N.CONSTANTIVS.IVN.NOB.C. Bareheaded & cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL.TEMP-.REPARATIO. Soldier advancing l., spearing fallen horseman. RCS #4056. RICVIII #354 pg.375. DVM #7. LRBC #1219

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Bronze coin (AE 3) minted at AQS during the reign of CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, as Caesar, between 351 - 354 A.D. Obv. D.N.CONSTANTIVS.IVN.NOB.C. Bareheaded & cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL.TEMP-.REPARATIO. Soldier advancing l., spearing fallen horseman. RCS #4056. RICVIII #354 pg.375. DVM #7. LRBC #1219

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Bronze coin (AE 3) minted at BSIRN during the reign of CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, as Caesar, between 351 - 354 A.D. Obv. D.N.CONSTANTIVS.IVN.NOB.C. Bareheaded & cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL.TEMP-.REPARATIO. Soldier advancing l., spearing fallen horseman. RCS #4056. RICVIII #354 pg.375. DVM #7. LRBC #1219

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Bronze coin (AE 3) minted at Siscia during the reign of CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, as Caesar, between 351 - 354 A.D. Obv. D.N.CONSTANTIVS.IVN.NOB.C. Bareheaded & cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL.TEMP-.REPARATIO. Soldier advancing l., spearing fallen horseman. RCS #4056. RICVIII #354 pg.375. DVM #7. LRBC #1219

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