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ROMAN EMPIRE, CONSTANTINE I, THE GREAT Follis, not in RIC
Nicomedia mint, 2nd officina, c. AD 311
IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS P F AVG; Laureate head right
VIRTVTIE-XERCITVS Mars/Virtus advancing right in military dress, holding transverse spear and shield ; trophy over shoulder. B in right field. SMN in exergue.
4.8 gr, 22 mm
RIC-, C-, Roman coins -
RIC lists this type only for Licinius and Maximinus . "Iovi Conservatori and Virtuti Exercitus both appear for Licinius and Maximinus, emissions for the former being the more scarce: coinage for Constantine is extremely rare. Date, c. 311". Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 70c.
Please see Victor Clarks website for further information at : http://www.constantinethegreatcoins.com/unlisted/
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SPQR Coins  [Jun 10, 2011 at 02:42 PM]
Excellent coin!
Legatus  [Aug 28, 2011 at 10:21 PM]
Nice. Very nice
Mark Z  [Oct 05, 2012 at 09:55 PM]
Gets my 5/5 vote!