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Struck A.D.336 under Constantine I. AE3/4 "CONSTANTINOPOLIS" COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE of Arelate
Obverse: CONSTANTINOPOLIS. Laureate and helmeted bust of Constantinopolis wearing imperial mantle facing left and holding sceptre over left shoulder.
Reverse: No legend. Victory standing facing left, right foot on prow, holding sceptre and shield; in left field, Chi-Rho; in exergue, SCONST.
Diameter: 16mm | Weight: 2.3gms
RIC VII : 401
VERY RARE

This is one of the few coins with a Chi-Rho that was actually minted during Constantine's lifetime.
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quadrans  [Jan 15, 2018 at 05:23 PM]
Great coin
Sam  [Jan 29, 2018 at 11:42 PM]
WoW ! this is rarity .