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Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
The reverse legend dedicates this coin to "the glory of the Army." Western mint GLORIA EXERCITVS issues are much less common than the Eastern mint issues.
RL79156. Billon reduced centenionalis, RIC VII Lyons 262 (R4), LRBC I 202, SRCV IV 16339, Cohen VII 254, Choice EF, nearly perfect but for some die wear, mint luster
, 1st officina, Lugdunum (Lyon, France) mint, weight 2.531g, maximum diameter 17.3mm, die axis 180o
, 330 - 335 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG, rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse GLORI-A EXERCITVS (glory of the army), two soldiers standing facing, heads turned inward confronted, two standards in center between them, each holds a spear in outer hand and rests inner hand on grounded shield, *PLG in exergue; rare
Catalog current as of Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
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