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  1. JulianIX

    JulianIX Member

    Constantine, the young noble caesar, was only 9 years old when this nummus was struck in 325 - same year as the London mint was closed down.
    R899 o campgate PLON 20191115_011846.jpg R899 r campgate PLON20191115_011649.jpg
    Constantine II, as Caesar 317-337;
    Æ Nummus (19.5mm, 2.33g, 6h), London, 325;
    CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate draped and cuirassed bust right /
    PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with 5 stone layers, two turrets, without doors, star above, PLON in exergue;
    CT 10.02.004 CC, RIC 296.
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  3. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper

    That's a nice coin. I also have a London Mint coin bearing his likeness.

  4. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Two more Constantine II from London
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Great coins, all!
    I really want to add a London coin to my collection. I think that's what I am going to be on the look out for tomorrow at the Whitman show.
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  6. JulianIX

    JulianIX Member

    Your top one is very nice, clear. I like his crest! The bottom radiate, draped one is marked as 'S' for scarce in Cloke and Toone reference.
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  7. JulianIX

    JulianIX Member

    That's very lifelike portrait! Fabulous
  8. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    Nice coins! I only have two London mint ancients, here is Constantine II:

    Constantine II London VOT Oct 2018 (0).jpg

    Constantine II Æ 18
    (322-323 A.D.)
    London mint

    CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust left, seen from back / BEAT TRA-NQLITAS, altar inscribed VOT-IS-XX, F-B across fields, three stars above, PLON.
    RIC VII London 255.
    (3.53 grams / 18 mm)
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2019
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  9. Orielensis

    Orielensis Supporter! Supporter

    Nice one! I don't have a London campgate coin, but here are a London and a campgate coin of Constantine II:

    Rom – Constantinus II Junior, AE3, Beata Tranquilitas, London.png
    Constantine II, Roman Empire, AE3, 322–323 AD, Londinium mint. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C, bust of Constantine II, radiate, cuirassed, l. Rev: BEAT TRANQLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX; above, three stars; in fields, F-B; in exergue, PLON. 19mm, 3.22g. Ref: RIC VII Londinium 257.

    Rom – Constantinus II Junior, AE 3, Lagertor, Trier.png
    Constantine II, Roman Empire, AE3, 326 AD, Trier mint. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, bust of Constantine II, laureate, draped, cuirassed, l. Rev: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS; camp gate with two turrets, star above; in exergue, STR crescent. 19mm, 3.01g. Ref: RIC VII Treveri 479.
  10. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    Here’s is Constantius I as Caesar AE Follis, that I believe is from the London mint. Please correct me if I’m wrong. DBF38144-CC1F-4525-A286-4FBC2AC30BD5.jpeg 6A46C2FA-E1CC-4052-9DE2-174CCBFD89F2.jpeg
  11. Alegandron

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

    (Yeah, he is not a nice little boy anymore )

    RI Constantine I AVG Follis Votive XX seated captives 2.69g 18mm RIC VII 191 London.JPG
    RI Constantine I AVG Follis Votive XX seated captives 2.69g 18mm RIC VII 191 London
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