A pair of Roman terracotta counterfeiter/forger’s moulds, Late Constantinian era, c. AD 340 – 360, one with an impression one either side from the obverse of a Centenionalis of Constantius II (AD 337 – 361), son of Constantine I ‘The Great\', showing the imperial bust on both sides. The second mold bears a reverse impression on each side, both with the legend \'FEL TEMP REPARATIO’, one depicting the emperor standing in a galley piloted by Victory, the other depicting a Roman soldier spearing a fallen enemy horseman. Each is finely detailed with light earthen deposits. Diameter about 1 1/8 in (3 cm) each. Ex Princeton Economics collection, acquired by Martin Armstrong; Ex Classical Numismatic Group.
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