Magnentius elevated Decentius to the rank of Caesar that winter, to oversee the defence of Gaul and the Rhine frontier. He was appointed consul ordinarius in 352.
When Magnentius was defeated by Constantius at the Battle of Mons Seleucus and committed suicide, Decentius, who was leading reinforcements, hanged himself at Senonae.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, two victories standing facing each other, holding between them a wreath encircling VOT V MVLT X in four lines. Short support column? SV in lower field
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 0 g
Reverse: Two Victories holding inscribed shield; VICT DD NN AVG ET CAES // (XP) / VOT / V / MVLT / X / SP / RSLG
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.1 g
Jul/Aug 350 - 18.8.353 AD