Constantine I; AE3 Antioch; camp gate
Description: Constantine I (307 - 337 AD). AE3, Antioch mint 325-326 AD. CONSTANTINVS AVG; laureate head right / PROVIDENTIAE AVGG; campgate with two turrets, five layers, no doors, and star above; SMANTΓ in ex.
Diameter: AE20 mm
Weight: 3,22 g
Attribution: RIC VII Antioch 63; Sear 16267
Commentary: rare with 5 layers; dark grey patina with contrasting deposits, great portrait
History: The most common coins of the campgate series are from the years of civil war or unrest between the Emperors Constantine in the West and Licinius in the East.
Article Number: 011-09-08-44150