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E-auction 322-238995 - CONSTANTIUS I Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTIUS I Follis ou nummus VF
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Estimate : 65 €
Price : 10 €
Maximum bid : 10 €
End of the sale : 17 June 2019 14:21:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 25/07/306 - 04/307
Date: 306-307
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 8,90 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée. Métal piqué. Monnaie parfaitement lisible malgré l’usure. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : DIVO CONSTANTIO AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Constance Ier Chlore divinisé à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Divo Constantio Augusto”, (Au divin Constance auguste).


Reverse legend : CONSECRATIO/ -|-// PLG.
Reverse description : Aigle debout à droite, les ailes déployées, la tête tournée à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Consecratio”, (Consécration).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 2. Seul type connu au 1/32e de livre. La légende du droit est au datif de dédicace.

Historical background



Restitution by Constantine

Constance's father Constantine I and the husband of Helen, became august 305, passed in Britain to fight the Picts. He died at York as Septimius Severus, July 25 306. His son, Constantine, who was with him despite the ban of Galerius, was proclaimed Caesar. Thereafter, he often used the image of his father to his advantage.

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