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Excellent video with excellent production quality as always @Leo. As FYI Some of your text and audio descriptions are different at the beginning of the video: you say “183 years” but the text says “193 years.”

Here are a few LRBs from my collection:

Constantius Invasion Coinage


Roman Empire
Constantius Chlorus (Invasion Issue)
AE Follis, silvered, Lugdunum/traveling mint, struck ca. AD 296
Obv.: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C; Laureate bust right
Rev.: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia 
Ref.: RIC VI 17a 
Ex James Pickering Collection of Romano-British Coins

Ex Stoecklin and Naegeli Collection


Roman Empire
Maximinus II Daia As Caesar
Æ Follis, Alexandria mint, 5th officina. Struck late AD 308-309. 
Wt.: 7.12g
Obv.: GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES; Laureate head right
Rev.: GENIO CA-ESARIS Genius standing left, holding patera from which liquor flows, and cornucopia; K-E/P//ALE. 
Ref.: RIC VI 100a.
Ex Dr. Louis Naegeli Collection (1858-1951), Ex W. F. Stoeklin Collection (1888-1975). Obolos 9, March 25, 2018, Lot 437. 

Farnese Hercules 


Roman Empire
Maximinus Daia (AD 308 - 313)
AE Follis, Antioch mint, struck ca. AD 313
Dia.: 20.5 mm
Wt.: 3.9 g
Obv.: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG; Laureate bust right
Rev.: HERCVLI VICTORI; Hercules standing right, leaning on lions skin and club
Ref.: RIC VI 170b, Scarce
Ex FSR, lot 370 (Jul. 2018)

The Roman Campgate 


Roman Empire
Constantius II as Caesar
BI Follis, Arelatum Mint (Arles), 4th officina, struck AD 328
Dia.: 19.9 mm
Wt.: 3.2 g
Obv.: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: VIRTVS CAESS; Campgate with 4 turrets, star above, gates open, each door with two panels, each panel ornamented with two dots; S – F flanking sides; QCONST in exergue.
Ref.: RIC VII Arles 323
Ex Zachary “Beast” Beasley Collection of Camp Gates. Ex CNG Electronic Auction 134, Lot 452 (March 2006). Ex VAuctions 250, Lot 167 (Aug. 5, 2010). Ex FORVM Ancient Coins (Jun. 2019)


Roman Empire
Canstantius II (AD 337-361)
AE16, Siscia mint
Ref.: RIC VIII 182

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@Leo....Really like watching your videos and love the way you show and simplify what is being depicted on the coin with some subtle history thrown in too....Very enjoyable! Thanks...

Here's one of my favourite lrb's..


Gratian. 375-383 AD. AE Centenionalis (1.59 gm, 20mm). Antioch mint. Struck 378-383 AD.
Obv.: DN GRATIANVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma seated facing, head left, holding globe and spear, Θ in left field, Φ in right field. ANTΔ. LRBC 2674; RIC IX Antioch 50b. Slightly double struck


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