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E-auction 302-221284 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus XF
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Estimate : 40 €
Price : 8 €
Maximum bid : 11 €
End of the sale : 28 January 2019 14:15:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 314
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,59 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Beau buste de Constantin à l’avers. Patine vert foncé. Flan irrégulier mais centré des deux côtés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Constantin Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Constantinus Pius Felix Augustus" (L'empereur Constantin pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SOLI INV-I-CTO COMITI// R|F//R*P.
Reverse description : Sol (le Soleil) radié, nu, debout à gauche, le manteau sur l’épaule, levant la main droite et tenant un globe de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Soli Invicto Comiti”, (Au compagnon le Soleil Invincible).

Commentary


Poids léger.

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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