Constantine II Campgate Aquisition

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  1. Deacon Ray

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  3. Johndakerftw

    Johndakerftw Well-Known Member

    Awesome new pickup, Deacon Ray!

    Camp gates are really cool. I think my brother has one, but I'd like to get one of my own someday.

    Keep up the great work! :cool:

  4. Mikey Zee

    Mikey Zee Delenda Est Carthago Supporter

    Very nice!! It's easy to love the camp-gate series.....and the types of Constantine.;):)
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  5. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Well-Known Member

    Another Constantine II campgate:

    Constantine II Heraclea.jpg
    Constantine II as Caesar, AD 317-337
    Roman AE3 Centenionalis; 3.86 gm; 18.2 mm
    Heraclea, AD 327-329
    Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, draped and cuirassed bust, right
    Rev: PROVIDENT-IAE-CAESS, campgate with two turrets, no doors; star above. Dot left field; SMHЄ in exergue.
    Refs: RIC 96; RCV 17241; Cohen 164
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  7. Jwt708

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    I like the campgate fact I collect them by variety. Here's one from Constantine II:

    Constantius II, AD 337-361.
    Æ Follis, 4g, 19mm, 12h; Cyzicus mint, 325-326.
    Obv.: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C; Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left.
    Rev.: PROVIDEN-TIA CAESS; Campgate, two turrets, no doors, star above, eight stone layers // SMKS dot
    Ref.: RIC VII Cyzicus 38 (p. 649).
    Note: RIC says the laurel wreaths on this series all resemble pearl diadems. In fact, the wreath on this coin looks exactly like a pearl diadem, but on other examples, two leaves are found at the top of the headgear. This coin just seems to be missing the leaves that would signify a laurel wreath.)
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  8. Johndakerftw

    Johndakerftw Well-Known Member

    Here are the lame pics of bro's campgate:

    Attachment-1 (6).jpeg Attachment-2 (2).jpeg

    Not quite sure if it's Constantine himself.

    I need to learn how to take better pics with my iPhone. :confused:

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  9. dlhill132

    dlhill132 Member Supporter

    Campgates are cool!

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  11. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    as usual , a cool design picture, congrats Deacon.

    same coin, different mint:

  12. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    I only have one Campgate:

    RI Crispus 317-326 CE AE Folles Caesar in Trier Campgate - Heraclea mint.jpg
    RI Crispus 317-326 CE AE Folles Caesar in Trier Campgate - Heraclea mint
  13. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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