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Ancient Rome Constantine I Follis with Jupiter  306AD to 337AD
Ancient Rome Constantine I Follis with Jupiter 306AD to 337AD

That's Roman emperor Constantine I (the great) Flavius Valerius Constantinus Auguste (IMP FL VAL CONSTANTINVS AVG) on the front of this billon follis (about 5 grams), with Roman god Jupiter on the back, holding Victory.

The wonderful example in our picture comes from cgb.fr in Paris, where it sold for 195 euros (about $210 US dollars) during a 2008 auction. As always, CoinQuest is grateful to cgb.fr for use of their coin photo. It's a beauty!

worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $300

The inscription on the Jupiter side is IOVI CONSERVATORI translates as Jupiter protects our emperors.

Coin: 19130 , Genre: Ancient
Requested by: Sue, Wed, 22-Apr-2015 15:03:44 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 24-Apr-2015 00:33:47 GMT
Requester description: Front: Head band is braided, ear is elongated. Back: Both arms raised, looks like lower case r on right side between sceptor and ERVATORI FL VAL CONSTANTINVS PF AVG. ERVATORI
Tags: ancient rome constantine follis jupiter romana roman romen roma constantius konstantine constanter constantinus constantinvs constantia constabtine constl donstan constans constantina contans cons constan val pf pfennig avg ervatori penning reicshpfenning renten pffnig pfrnnig rentenpfennig reichspfenig rechenpfennig ffennig pfennisc phenning reichpfennig reichspfenning phening reichspfennig pfennige pfenning pfenninge pfenn pfenig pfenng rentenpfenig pffenig aavg head band braided braid ear elongated elongate arms shield lower sceptor scepter braids ears sheild coats shiled crests shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon insignia arm shelid coat crested crest chevron creast shields sceptrum septer septor sceptre imp victory iovi joseph conservatori conservatory impc victoriae victories josefa jozsef jose josef joe iosephus ios ioseph god goddess gods divines deus deum dei deity godess devm deo divined dom dios

  

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