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brm_594597 - CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus

CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT Follis ou nummus AU
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: automne 308 - début 309
Date: 308 - 309
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 5,70 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, idéalement centré. Joli buste. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : GENIO - POP ROM/ CI|H/S//PLC.
Reverse description : Genius (le Génie du Peuple Romain) tourelé, nu debout à gauche, vêtu de l'himation, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la main gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, un autel allumé.
Reverse translation : "Genio Populi Romani", (Au Génie du Peuple Romain).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

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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