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brm_587747 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus VF
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Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 318-319
Mint name / Town : Thessalonica
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,2,8826 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine vert foncé
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, casqué et cuirassé de Constantin Ier à droite drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (C*01).
Obverse translation : "Imperator ConstantinusPius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur Constantinpieyux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VOT XX/ MVLT/ XXX./ TS.A..
Reverse description : Légende en quatre lignes dans une couronne.
Reverse translation : "Votis vicennalibus multis tricennalibus", (Vœux pour le vingtième anniversaire et d'autres pour le trentième à venir).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Casque lisse. Cuirasse et épaulière cloutées. Ptéryges invisibles.

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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