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Vetranio
A.D. 350

 







Siscia

Vetranio

A.D. 350

20mm    4.7gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, in front.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field.

In ex. ASIS

RIC VIII Siscia 277


Vetranio CONCORDIA MILITVM Siscia 277

Vetranio

A.D. 350

23x25mm    5.2gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind bust.

HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS; emperor standing left with labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho, being crowned by Victory, A in left field.

In ex. • ΓSIS

RIC VIII Siscia 283


Vetranio HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS Siscia 283

Vetranio

A.D. 350

20x21mm    4.5gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind bust, in front.

HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS; emperor standing left with labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho, being crowned by Victory, A in left field.

In ex. • [A]SIS•

RIC VIII Siscia 287


Vetranio HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS Siscia 287

Vetranio

A.D. 350

21x22mm 4.8gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, A behind bust, star in front.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field.

In ex. •ASIS

RIC VIII Siscia 290


Vetranio CONCORDIA
                        MILITVM Siscia 290

Vetranio

A.D. 350

21x23mm 4.7gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, A behind bust, star in front.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field.

In ex. • ΓSIS

RIC VIII Siscia 290


Vetranio CONCORDIA
                        MILITVM Siscia 290

Vetranio

A.D. 350

18mm   2.7gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust.

GLORIA ROMANORVM; Emperor, bare-headed and in military dress, stg. facing, head l., holding standard with Chi-Rho on the banner, and spear.

In ex. ΓSIS

RIC VIII Siscia 294


Vetranio GLORIA
                        ROMANORVM Siscia 294

Vetranio

A.D. 350

18mm 2.5gm

DN VETRANIO PF AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

VIRTVS AVGVSTORVM; Vetranio bare headed and in military dress standing right, holding spear and globe and kicking a seated captive.

In ex. ΓSIS

RIC VIII Siscia 296


Vetranio VIRTVS
                        AVGVSTORVM Siscia 296




Thessalonica

Vetranio

A.D. 350

22x23mm 4.2gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A/B in fields.

In ex. • TSA •

RIC VIII Thessalonica 132


Vetranio
                      CONCORDIA MILITVM Thessalonica 132





Vetranio

A.D. 350

23mm    5.4gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field, B in right.

In ex. • TS∆ •

RIC VIII Thessalonica 132


Vetranio
                        CONCORDIA MILITVM Thessalonica 132

Vetranio

A.D. 350

23mm    5.2gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field, ∆ in right.

In ex. •TSA •

RIC VIII Thessalonica 135


RIC mistakenly describes this coin as having a pearl diadem


Vetranio
                        CONCORDIA MILITVM Thessalonica 135





Vetranio

A.D. 350

24mm   6.0gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.

CONCORDIA MILITVM; Vetranio standing facing, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho in each hand, star above, A in left field, ∆ in right.

In ex. • TS∆ •

RIC VIII Thessalonica 135


RIC mistakenly describes this coin as having a pearl diadem


Vetranio
                      CONCORDIA MILITVM Thessalonica 135

Vetranio

A.D. 350

17x18mm   3.0gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG; laureate bust right

VIRTVS EXERCITVM; Emperor in military dress stg. facing, head to left, holding standard with Chi-Rho on banner, and resting left on shield.

In exergue TES(?)

RIC VIII Thessalonica 138


Vetranio
                        VIRTVS EXERCITVM Thessalonica 138

Vetranio

A.D. 350

18mm 2.1gm

D N VETRANIO P F AVG- laureate bust right

VIRTVS EXERCITVM- Emperor in military dress stg. facing, head to left, holding standard with Chi-Rho on banner, and resting left on shield.

In exergue TESΓ

RIC VIII Thessalonica 138


Vetranio
                        VIRTVS EXERCITVM Thessalonica 138





The coin below is a fairly well-executed fake. It is one of a group of Late Roman bronze coins that turned up a few years ago, which included fakes of Hannibalianus, Magnentius, Flavius Victor, Aelia Flaccilla, and Eudoxia.









FAKE

Vetranio

A.D. 350

21mm   4.5gm

D N VETRA-NIO P F AVG; diademed bust right, A behind bust,in front.

HOC SIG-NO VICTOR ERIS; emperor standing left with labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho, being crowned by Victory, A in left field.

In ex. •ESIS

cf. RIC VIII Siscia 292


Vetranio HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS Siscia fake
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modified on 28 June 2017

Constantine the Great coin