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E-auction 262-184746 - CONSTANTINOPOLIS Centenionalis ou nummus

CONSTANTINOPOLIS Centenionalis ou nummus VF/XF
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Estimate : 25 €
Price : 8 €
Maximum bid : 8 €
End of the sale : 23 April 2018 14:31:00
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: 330-335
Mint name / Town : Nicomedia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 2,51 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Patine vert foncé. Flan idéalement centré. Usure importante au droit mais monnaie bien identifiable. Joli revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : CONSTAN-TINOPOLI.
Obverse description : Buste de Constantinople casquée, laurée, drapée et cuirassée à gauche, vu de trois quarts en avant, avec le sceptre sur l'épaule gauche (D*2).
Obverse translation : “Constantinopoli”, (De Constantinople).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE/ -|-// SMNE.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) debout de face tournée à gauche sur une proue de navire, les ailes déployées, tenant un sceptre transversal de la main droite et appuyée sur un bouclier de la main gauche.

Historical background


CONSTANTINOPLE

(330-348)

Constantine, after the capture of Rome on October 28 312, did not stay in the capital. He moved to Arles, which almost became the new capital of the Empire. After 324 and the victory over Licinius, Constantine decided to build a new capital on the border of Europe and Asia, on the banks of the Bosphorus, resurrecting ancient Byzantium. Rome was no longer in Rome and Constantinople was not yet born. Constantin dedicate its new Christian capital in May 330. It will be the new Rome. The old senatorial aristocracy never forgave him. The end of Rome if the Roman Empire had begun.

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