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brm_596074 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus AU/AU
100.00 €(Approx. 116.00$ | 84.00£)
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Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 320
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 2,70 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré. Beau buste de Constantin Ier. Frappe un peu molle au revers. patine marron
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Obverse


Obverse legend : CONST-ANTINVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste casqué et cuirassé de Constantin Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant, le casque orné d'une palmette (C*6).
Obverse translation : “Constantinus Augustus”, (Constantin auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VIRTVS - EXERCIT/ VOT/ XX/S|F/ -|HL// BSIS*.
Reverse description : Vexillum (étendard) inscrit VOT/ XX en deux lignes entre deux captifs assis à terre ; celui de gauche est dans l’attitude de la tristesse et celui de droite a les mains liées dans le dos et se retourne.
Reverse translation : “Virtus Exerciti”, (La Virilité de l’armée).

Commentary


Poids léger. Buste légèrement stylisé. Casque décoré, orné d’une palmette. Visière cloutée. Couvre nuque orné de deux globules horizontaux. Cuirasse et épaulière cloutées. Ptéryges larges.

Historical background


CONSTANTINE THE GREAT I

(25/07/306-22/05/337) Flavius Valerius Constantinus

August (25/12/307-22/05/337)

Constantine was born in 274, son of Constantius and Helena. He was appointed Caesar to the death of his father 25 July 306 and was proclaimed august 25 December 307. He married Fausta, daughter of Maximian, who will give him five children, three august. The first twenty years of his reign are dedicated to become the main august against Maximian, Galerius, Maxentius, Maximin and Licinius II. He is recognized as the first Christian emperor, although baptized only on his deathbed 22 May 337.

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