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Offline Quant.Geek

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Roman Imperial: Constantine I the Great (307-337) Follis, Constantinople (RIC VII 22)

Obv: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG; head with rosette diadem
Rev: GLORIA EXERCITVS; Soldier holding reversed spear in right, left hand on shield S in left field; CONS in exergue

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Re: Roman Imperial: Constantine I the Great (307-337) Follis, Constantinople
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 07:03:26 AM »
If it weren't for the funny neck, this would be a pretty good picture. I am also amused by the "female" twist of the soldier's hips. Elegabalus foretold?

Peter
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