Constantine I; AE3 Rome; Constantinopolis/Victory on galley
Description: Constantine I (307 - 337 AD). AE3, Rome mint 330-346 AD. CONSTANTINOPOLIS; helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left / Victory standing on prow of ship, RT… in ex.
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 1,7 g
Attribution: not in known references, cf. RIC VII Rome 332 var (mintmark RF*)
Commentary: rare mint mark; dark patina with some light deposits, good details
History: The victory on a prow type alludes to the naval victory of Crispus and his subsequent capture of Byzantium in the naval war against Licinius.
Article Number: 043-07-09-41652