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E-auction 310-228254 - CONSTANTIUS I Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTIUS I Follis ou nummus AU
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 130 €
Maximum bid : 130 €
End of the sale : 25 March 2019 14:28:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 300-302
Date: 305-306
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,23 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Très beau buste de Constance Ier ainsi qu’un joli Génie au revers. Patine grise
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Obverse legend : IMP CONSTANTIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé de Constance Ier césar à droite avec pan de paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en avant (B*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Constantius Augustus”, (L’empereur Constance auguste).


Reverse legend : GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI/ (AUTEL)|*// PLG.
Reverse description : Genius (Génie) debout à gauche, coiffé du modius, le manteau sur l'épaule gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Genio Populi Romani”, (Au Génie du Peuple romain).


Rubans de type 3. Cuirasse pointée. Épaulière palmée. Ptéryges larges.

Historical background


(1/03/293-25/07/306) Flavius Valerius Constantius

Caesar (1/03/293-1/05/305)

Constance became Caesar on 1 March 293 along Galley. It is subordinate to Caesar Maximian while his colleague is Diocletian is the Tetrarchy. Constance is attached to the Herculean descent. He divorced Helen to marry Theodora, the daughter of Maximian, while Galerius wife Galeria Valeria daughter of Diocletian.

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