Scarce barbarous AE3 imitation of a "soldier spearing horseman" of Constantius (337-361 AD), ca.354-358 AD, German find.

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Constantius facing right, blundered partial inscriptions / Soldier spearing horseman, garbled inscriptions, V in the left field. Imitating an AE3 of Constantius II, the mintmark is imitating Siscia. 14mm, 1.6 grams, very nice for these, brownish patina. Minted ca.354-358. Found in Germany.Barbarous coins were struck because of the coinage shortage (and for other reasons) in roughly the same time period as the originals. They probably saw only local circulation and the usage of the FEL TEMP RAPARATIO imitations did not extend beyond 358 AD, when the "soldier spearing horseman" type was discontinued.