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Ancient Rome Constantinopolis Folis with Victory  307AD to 337AD
Ancient Rome Constantinopolis Folis with Victory 307AD to 337AD

Roman emperor Constantine I (the Great) founded the city of Constantinople, formerly Byzantium, now Istanbul, in north western Turkey and issued this coin to commemorate its founding. The front shows a personification of the city and the back shows the Roman goddess Victory.

These coins appear today with several minor variations, and they are all worth about the same value. Our two pictures show typical variations.

worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $100

Only coins in exceptional condition and eye appeal reach the $100 level.

Be sure to check our Important Terminology page for information about catalog values.

Coin: 20549 , Genre: Ancient
Requested by: Blair, Fri, 15-Jan-2016 14:45:32 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 16-Jan-2016 14:42:55 GMT
Requester description: 310AD 300 profile on front looking left wearing a galea hat
winged figure on back holding a staff/horn with foot on prow of ship, left arm holding a shield CONSTAN SMHA
Tags: ancient rome constantinopolis constantine folis victory anciet romana roman romen roma constantius constanter constantinus constantinvs constantia constabtine constantina victoriae victories constan constans smha donstan contans front galea hat winged wing staff horn foot prow ship arm shield hood caps hooded cap wings saling boat sailing steamboat clipper warship sailboat sails masted ships boats outriggers vessel sail outrigger sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields opolis constantinople angel god goddess headdress helmet spear coat arms cherubs angels cheurb cherub angelic angl gods deity godess helmeted helmit helmets coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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