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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Constantinian Era| > |Constantine the Great| > RL89936
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
|Constantine| |the| |Great|, |Constantine| |the| |Great,| |Early| |307| |-| |22| |May| |337| |A.D.|, Although Ares was viewed by the Greeks primarily as destructive and destabilizing, worthy of contempt and revulsion, for the Romans, Mars was a father (pater) of the Roman people. He was the father of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome. In early Rome, he was second in importance only to Jupiter, and the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army. Most of his festivals were held in March, the month named for him (Latin Martius), and in October, which began and ended the season for military campaigning and farming.
RL89936. Billon follis, RIC VII Ticinum 23 (R5), SRCV IV 15990, Cohen VII 344, Hunter V -, Choice VF, excellent centering and strike, small closed crack, light marks and deposits, 3rd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, weight 3.210g, maximum diameter 20.6mm, die axis 180o, 314 - 315 A.D.; obverse IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse MARTI CONSERVATORI (Mars the Protector), Mars standing slightly right, head right, wearing helmet and military garb, leaning on reversed spear in right hand, left resting on grounded shield, star left, TT in exergue; very rare; SOLD




  







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