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brm_467328 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus XF
50.00 €(Approx. 59.50$ | 45.50£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 310
Mint name / Town : Londres
Metal : copper
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,56 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale présentant un beau buste. Revers avec une faiblesse de frappe. Patine grise aux reflets métalliques
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire n°231 du trésor de Chitry

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé de Constantin Ier à droite, drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B*01).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Constantinus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur Constantin pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI/ T|F// PLN.
Reverse description : Sol (le Soleil) nu et radié, 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


Suite à la restauration de la monnaie, nous pouvons désormais corriger le classement de Vincent Drost puisque nous voyons que la monnaie provient de l’atelier de Londres et non de Trêves.

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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