Roman Republic, L. Livineius Regulus, 42 B.C.
The curule chair was for magistrates including dictators, masters of the horse, consuls, praetors, censors, and the curule aediles. As a form of a throne, it might be given as an to foreign kings recognized formally as a friend (amicus) by the Roman people or senate. Designed for use by commanders in the , the curule chair could be folded for easy transport. It had no back, low arms, curved legs forming an X, and was traditionally made of or veneered with ivory.RR13730. Silver
, 487/2, 177, 494/28, 1110, 11, F, 3.912 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 225o, mint, 42 B.C.; of Regulus right, no ; curule chair between six , L LIVINEIVS above, REGVLVS in ; ; SOLD
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
, Antioch 55, I 1327, 17614, 20, aVF, 2.20 g, maximum 17.6 mm, 180o, 6th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, as , 324 - 337 A.D.; no , laureate draped and left; CONSTAN/TIVS / , in three lines, above , SMANTS (Antioch) below; an unusual coin ; (R3); SOLD
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
On 19 Jun 325, the First Council of Nicaea opened in the presence of the emperor, but it is uncertain who presided over the sessions. In the extant lists of bishops present, Ossius of Cordova, and the presbyters Vitus and Vincentius are listed before the other names, but it is more likely that Eustathius of Antioch or Alexander of presided. (see Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils, ed. Norman P. Tanner S.J.)WR75912.
, Antioch 57 (R4), I 1321, 16200, 110, F, a bit rough, 1.705 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 180o, 6th , Antioch mint, 324 - 325 A.D.; laureate right, no ; CONSTAN/TINVS / AVG in three lines, above, SMANTS over pellet below; ; SOLD
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