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Restoration and phoenix

Constantius II, 337-361. 1/2 centenionalis.
Obv.: Constantius II.  Rev.: Phoenix on orb; insc.: FEL TEMP REPARATIO.
John Evelyn and
others routinely appealed to the phoenix reborn as a figure for Charles Stuart's Restoration.
The Return of the King: Poems on Charles II's Restoration
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