Post your Posthumous Constantine's

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  1. bcuda

    bcuda El Ibérico loco

    I picked this one up right at $30 shipped. Was not really looking for one but the condition and price seemed ok to me.
    Post up your Constantine posthumous coins for us to see.

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    Posthumous Constantine I AE-4
    This is a posthumous AE-4, struck in honor of Constantine the Great (307-337 AD) by his sons, Constantius II and Constans, after his death.
    The obverse legend translates as "The deified Constantine, father of the two emperors."
    The reverse abbreviation, VN MR, is from the Latin "Venerandae Memoriae" which translates as "In honor of venerated memory."
    (Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.28 grams)
    OB: Veiled head of Constantine, right - DV CONSTANTINVS PT AVGG
    REV: Constantine standing right, veiled and togate - VN MR on either side
    This coin was struck at the Alexandria mint in 347-348 AD with the mint mark SMALΓ. It is attributed as RIC, Vol. VIII, #32.
     
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  3. David@PCC

    David@PCC allcoinage.com

    That's a real nice one @bcuda
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  4. ominus1

    ominus1 When in Rome, do as the Romans do Supporter

    ...that's a purdy nice one!... of the eastern mints i reckon...:) constantine ae 'after death' 001.JPG constantine ae 'after death' 002.JPG
     
  5. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    A couple of Alexandrians.

    Obv: DV CONSTANTINVS PT AVGG, veiled bust right
    Rev: VN | MR, Emperor veiled standing right
    Minted in Alexandria (//SMALD) 337 - April 340 A.D
    Reference:– RIC VIII Alexandria 32

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    Obv:- DV CONSTANTINVS PT AVGG, veiled bust right
    Rev:- Emperor, veiled, in quadriga right, the hand of God reaches down to him
    Minted in Alexandria (//SMALA) 337 - April 340 A.D.
    Reference RIC VIII Alexandria 12

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  6. gogili1977

    gogili1977 Well-Known Member

    Very sharp examples in thread.
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