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ROMAN EMPIRE, Constantius I, Argenteus
Argenteus struck in Antioch, 8th officina, c.299-305 AD
CONSTANTIVS CAESAR, Laureate head of Constantius right
VIRTVS MILITVM, Campgate, *ANTH* at exergue
3.40 gr
Ref : Cohen #318
Argentei struck in Antioch often give a larger head of the emperor than other mints
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Date added:
Dec 18, 2004
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Jochen  [Dec 18, 2004 at 10:39 AM]
nigel nicholson  [Dec 18, 2004 at 07:04 PM]
the_Apostate  [Dec 19, 2004 at 04:13 PM]
I really hate campgates but this one is absolutely wonderful - 5 points
Varangian  [Jan 02, 2005 at 11:32 PM]
I'm not a campgate fan, either, but that coin is stunning!
mestreaudi  [Aug 13, 2005 at 02:07 PM]
*Alex  [Feb 18, 2006 at 01:43 PM]
Scotvs Capitis  [Aug 24, 2006 at 08:20 PM]
You must own a time machine, absolutely stunning!
AOTAntiques  [Nov 08, 2006 at 03:05 AM]
What mestreaudi said!!!
Gee, I even had to come back to see it again!
Gavignano  [Mar 24, 2007 at 12:22 AM]
great coin, love the obverse. Strange campgate, as to size - it fills the reverse.
Jean Paul D  [Mar 10, 2008 at 05:53 AM]
WOw! one of the best i ever saw!! amazing!!!!! you want to be my friend?
M.G.M  [Mar 16, 2008 at 08:27 PM]
Change of opinion by second picture... Very nice coin indeed.
Christophe O  [Aug 31, 2008 at 03:49 AM]
superb !!!
Noah  [Sep 11, 2008 at 11:42 PM]
you can't get much better than that...
neander  [Nov 16, 2008 at 07:22 PM]
Yes, yes, the best coin!
goldenancients  [Jul 27, 2009 at 02:28 PM]
10 Stars!!!
Coinseum  [Mar 15, 2010 at 06:29 AM]
I love campgates And that is beautiful!
Legatus  [Aug 28, 2011 at 09:23 PM]
Are you sure you didn't just mint this? Great coin
dupondius  [Aug 16, 2012 at 04:20 PM]
ickster  [May 23, 2013 at 03:43 AM]
Like it was minted yesterday
NORMAN K  [Jun 22, 2016 at 09:09 PM]
What can you say. Perfect
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