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City of Constantinople Commemorative, 330 - 331 A.D.
In 332, Constantine I and his son Constantine II, age 16, defeated the Goths in Moesia. The Goths agreed to become Roman allies and to protect the Danube frontier. Only two years later, in 334, the Goths on the Danube frontier prevented an invasion by the Vandals.
, Hunter V
p. 274, 7 (also 1st officina
); RIC VII
Lyons 241 (R1); LRBC
I 185; Bastien XIII
202; SRCV IV
16447; Cohen VII
21, Choice EF, mint luster, very sharp
, small areas of porosity
, closed flan crack
, 1st officina
, France) mint, weight
2.478g, maximum diameter
16.6mm, die axis
, 330 - 331 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTINOPOLIS
, laureate and helmeted bust
left, wearing imperial cloak, scepter
over left shoulder; reverse Victory
standing left, right foot on prow, scepter
in right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield
, PLG in exergue
Catalog current as of Friday, May 24, 2019.
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