On 3 July 324, at Adrianople, Constantine defeated Licinius forcing him to retreat to . destroyed Licinius' fleet at the Battle of Hellespont in the Dardanelles, allowing his father to over the and besiege Licinius. On 18 September, decisively defeated Licinius at the Battle of Chrysopolis and became sole emperor.RL90682. , 281, 28, 16726, EF, green , perfect centering, small die break on at 8:00, 4.026 g, maximum 19.8 mm, 180o, 1st , Londinium ( , England) mint, 323 - 324 A.D.; CRISPVS NOBIL C, helmeted and left, holding spear and ; , globe on inscribed VOT/IS / XX in three lines, three stars above, in ; ; $220.00 (€191.40)
Certificate of Authenticity issued by .
David Sear notes, "a previously unpublished variant of the series listed by (Le Monnayage de l'Atelier de ) on pages 163 and 164, numbers 155-6 and 159-61 (cf. , p. 134, 202-4)...good F, and interesting as an unpublished variant."RL70838. , unpublished variant; cf. XIII, 155-6 and 159-61; Lyons 202 - 204, gF, 3.451 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, 1st , ( , France) mint, as , 322 - 323 A.D.; IVL CRISPVS NOB C, laureate and left, spear pointed forward in right, in left; BEAT TRAN-Q-LITAS, globe on inscribed VOT/IS / XX in three lines, three stars above, PLG ; from the Dr. Sam Mansourati Collection; $180.00 (€156.60)
On 1 March 317, Constantine and Licinius elevated their sons , ( a baby) and to Caesars. After this arrangement Constantine ruled the dioceses and , and established his residence at , from where he prepared a campaign against the Goths and Sarmatians.RB90717. reduced , Trier 141, 16692, 99, EF, well struck and centered on a broad , detail, areas of light corrosion, 3.703 g, maximum 21.5 mm, 180o, 2nd , (Trier, Germany) mint, 1 Mar - end 317 A.D.; FL IVL CRISPVS NOB , laureate, draped and right, from front; PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS, advancing right, in military dress, transverse spear in right hand, globe in left, T - F across , BTR in ; $150.00 (€130.50)
established his residence in Augusta Treverorum (modern Trier), the capital of .RL72439. , Trier 440, 16760, 44, EF, a near perfect strike, 3.657 g, maximum 20.1 mm, 0o, 1st , (Trier, Germany) mint, 323 - 324 A.D.; IVL CRISPVS NOB C, laureate right, bare right shoulder seen from behind; , in wreath, PTR crescent in ; ex Timeline Auctions 17 Mar 2012, lot 169; $90.00 (€78.30)
established his residence in Augusta Treverorum (modern Trier), the capital of .RL71427. , Trier 308, 16728, 21, aVF, 3.005 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 180o, 2nd , (Trier, Germany) mint, 321 A.D.; IVL CRISPVS NOB , laureate and left, spear pointed forward in right, on left arm; , inscribed VOT/IS / XX surmounted by globe, three stars above, STR in ; $50.00 (€43.50)
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