CONSTANTINOPOLIS

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  1. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Not rare or anything, just a nice one. It was a good price and I couldn't resist. I didn't have one from the Trier mint and now I do!

    Post your Constantinopolis commemoratives!

    Constantinopolis Commemorative Trier.jpg
    Constantine I, AD 307-337.
    Roman billon reduced centenionalis, 2.51 g, 17.1 mm, 6 h.
    Trier, AD 330-331.
    Obv:CONSTANTINOPOLIS, laureate, helmeted and mantled bust, left, holding scepter over shoulder.
    Rev: Victory standing left on prow, holding scepter and shield; TRP• in exergue.
    Refs: RIC vii, p. 215, 530; LRBC I 59; RCV 16444; Cohen 21.
     
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  3. ken454

    ken454 Well-Known Member

    i really like these, only got a few but always watching for more...

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    Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS, laureate, helmeted & mantled
    bust left holding sceptre
    Rev: No legend, Victory standing left on prow,
    holding transverse sceptre and leaning on shield;
    three-branched palm branch in left field, PCONST in ex.
    RIC VII Arles 369, rated R2. Sear 16454
    19.25mm, 2.7g

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    Constantinopolis City Commemorative. AE4. 333-334 AD. Trier.

    CONSTANTINOPOLIS, laureate, helmeted and mantled bust of
    Constantinopolis left, holding sceptre
    Victory standing left, foot of prow, holding transverse sceptre and leaning on shield.
    Wreath in left field.
    Mintmark TRS.
    RIC VII Trier 554, rated C3.
    17.90mm, 2.9g
     
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  4. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee Well-Known Member

    Very nice, RC! You can never have too many! Here's mine from Antioch, RIC VII 38:
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  5. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Thessalonica:

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    CONSTANTINOPOLIS, City Commemorative
    AE3. 3.0g, 19.2mm. Thessalonica mint, AD 330-333. RIC VII Thessalonica 188 (C3). O: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS, laureate, helmeted, mantled bust of Constantinopolis left, holding reversed spear over shoulder. R: Victory standing left on foot of prow holding sceptre, left hand on shield; SMTSΔ in exergue.
     
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  6. randygeki

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  7. gogili1977

    gogili1977 Well-Known Member

    Nice coins.
    Thessalonica
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    Siscia (with dot on shield)
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    Siscia (with cross on shield and raised wings)
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  8. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Just one here, but I luv' it

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    Constantinopolis, AE 3 - Siscia mint, 2nd officina
    CONSTANTINOPOLIS, Helmeted Constantinopolis left
    Anepigraph, Victory left leaning on shield, BSIS at exergue
    2.64 gr
    Ref : RC #3890 var, Cohen #21


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  9. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    An ever popular type and relatively easy to get in decent quality. Here are a few of mine from a variety of mints:-

    Trier:-
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    Rome:-
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    Lugdunum:-
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    Cyzicus:-
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    Alexandria:-
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