magister officiorum to the emperor Licinius, by whom he was elevated to the dignity of Caesar, when active preparations were in progress for the last great struggle against Constantine. Martinianus was compelled to surrender himself to the conqueror, along with his patron, whose fate he shared towards thr. end of A. D. 323.
A rare coin in third brass is found in some collections bearing the legend D. N. MARTINIANUS P. F. AUG., which would indicate that he was created Augustus ;
and this conclusion might be drawn from the words of Victor. (De Caes.
41.) [Compare VALENS, AURELIUS VALERIUS.] (Exerpta Vales.
25, 28, 29; Victor, de Caes.
41 ; Zosim. 2.25, 26, 28.)