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brm_243734 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus AU
145.00 €(Approx. 160.95$ | 129.05£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 310-312
Mint name / Town : Londres
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21,00 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,31 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait de haut relief de Constantin Ier. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Belle patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :
RIC.- - C.- - HCC. - - RC.- - MRK.-

Obverse


Obverse legend : CONSTANTINVS P AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, casqué et cuirassé de Constantin Ier à gauche, vu de trois quarts en avant avec une haste sur l’épaule droite et tenant un bouclier de la main gauche (E*).
Obverse translation : “Constantinus Pius Augustus”, (Constantin pieux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : COMITI - AVGG NN/ -|* //PLN.
Reverse description : Sol nu et radié debout à gauche, le manteau sur l'épaule, tenant un globe de la main droite et un fouet de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Comiti Augustorum Nostrorum”, (Le compagnon de nos augustes).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Casque décoré et festonné. Cuirasse cloutée. Bouclier clouté.

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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