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Saturni'nus Iii.

A medal in third brass has been described by Banduri, which, if genuine, cannot, according to the most skilful numismatologists, be ascribed to an epoch earlier than the age of the sons of Constantine, and must therefore commemorate the usurpation of some pretender with regard to whom history is altogether silent. The piece in question exhibits on the obverse a rayed head with the words IMP. CAE. SATVRNINVS AV. ; on the reverse a soldier stabbing an enemy who has fallen from his horse, with FEL. TEM. REPARATIO, a legend which appears for the first time on the coins of Constans and Constantius. (Eckhel, vol. viii. pp. 111-113.)

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