Obverse legend : IMP CONSTAN-TINVS MAX AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et casqué de Constantin à droite, avec cuirasse, vu de trois quarts en avant (C*).
Obverse translation : “Constantinus Augustus", (Constantin Auguste).
Reverse legend : VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP// PLN.
Reverse description : Deux Victoires debout face à face posant un bouclier sur un cippe ou une colonne sur lequel on lit : VOT/PR..
Reverse translation : “Victoriæ Lætæ Principium Perpetuæ/ Vota Populi Romani”, (À la victoire heureuse et durable du prince/ Vœux du peuple romain).
CONSTANTINE THE GREAT I
(25/07/306-22/05/337) Flavius Valerius Constantinus
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.