For large hi-resolution image size. Ancient Roman Coin of Constantine the Great.
Issue Commemorating Constantinople as the new capital of the Roman Empire Struck by Constantine from 330-337 and his sons thru 346 AD. This coin is a lifetime issue of Constantine struck 330-333 AD. VERY RARE RATED "R3" in RIC Struck under the reign Constantine I, AD 330-333, Heraclea Mint, 4th Officina. Obverse: CONSTANTINOPOLIS, Constantinopolis' pearl-diademed helmeted bust left in imperial cloak and holding scepter across left shoulder.
Reverse: Victory with open wings in posture of alighting, facing, head left, right foot on a vessel's prow, holding scepter in right hand and leaning on shield with left arm; SMH? In exergue--Heraclea mint mark S. RIC (=Roman Imperial Coinage) is the general abbreviation for a set of 13 volumes of identification catalogs of Roman coins.
RIC is the world standard scholarly reference. VF+, olive red patina--even nicer in hand. All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. Images are not actual size Please see description for actual measurements.
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