The Constantinian Dynasty and the Fourth Century (AD 297 - 394) [ without thumbnail images ]
306 - 312, AE (bronze), follis,
7.09 gm, 23 mm, Sear-3780, RIC 125
obv.: "IMP MAXENTIVS P . F . AVG . CONS . II"
Laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
rev.: "CONSERV . VRB . SVAE"
Roma seated facing, holding globe and scepter, with shield at side, all within hexastyle temple, "AQΓ" in exergue.
note: Beautiful coin with chocolate brown patina.
|Romulus, Son of
Maxentius, died in AD
309, AE (bronze), quarter-follis,
1.96 gm, 16 mm, RIC Vol. 6, page 381, Roma mint, #239
obv.: "DIVO ROMVLO N V BIS CONS"
Domed shrine with doors ajar, surmounted by eagle; "RP" in exergue.
note: Excellent detail, great patina, rare.
|Licinius I, AD
308 - 324, AE (bronze), AE3, 1.76 gm, 19 mm,
RIC VII, page 548, #52, minted in Heraclea in AD 321-324
obv.: "IMP C VAL LICIN LICINVS P F AVG"
Radiate, draped and cuirassed right.
rev.: "IOVI CONSERVATORI"
Jupiter standing left, between eagle and captive, holding victory on globe and scepter; "X / IIIv" in right field, "SMHA" in exergue.
note: Sharp reverse
|Licinius I, AD
308 - 324, AE (bronze), Follis, 3.95 gm, 22 x 24 mm,
RIC VII, page 548, #52, minted in Thessalonica in AD 321-324
obv.: "IMP LIC LICINVS P F AVG"
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
rev.: "IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN"
Jupiter standing facing, head left, holding victory on globe and scepter, eagle to left at feet, holding wreath in beak; "T S • Γ •" in exergue.
note: Dark chocolate-brown patina. Better looking in hand.
335 - 337, AE (bronze), 1.32 gm, 15x17 mm,
minted in Constantinople, RIC VII, page 589, #145
obv.: "FL ANNIBALIANO REGI"
Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
rev.: "SECVRITAS PVBLICA"
The Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter, urn at his side, reed in background.
note: Excellent patina, good detail, very rare (r4) piece.