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E-auction 302-221289 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Centenionalis ou nummus VF/XF
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 4 €
Maximum bid : 4 €
End of the sale : 28 January 2019 14:18:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 320
Mint name / Town : Thessalonica
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,07 g.
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Patine vert foncé. Argenture superficielle encore visible. Joli revers
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : CONSTAN-TINVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste casqué et cuirassé de Constantin I à droite avec le pan de paludamentum sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (C*01).
Obverse translation : “Constantinus Augustus”, (Constantin auguste).


Reverse legend : VIRTVS - EXERCIT/ VOT/ XX/ S|F// .TS.(GAMMA)..
Reverse description : Étendard au bas duquel sont assis deux captifs ; celui qui est à gauche a les mains liées derrière le dos ; l'autre est dans l'attitude de la tristesse et détourne la tête.
Reverse translation : “Virtus Exerciti/ Vota Vicennalibus”, (La Virilité de l'armée/ Vœux pour le vingtième anniversaire de règne).


Au revers, les lettres S|F pourraient se développer par “Sæculi Felicitas”, (la Félicité du siècle).

Historical background


(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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