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'Constantinopolis"  - Constantinian Commemorative Issues

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ER512 - Constantinian Commemorative Issue, Dedicated the to foundation of Constantinople (A.D. 330-333), Bronze Follis, 2.61g., 18mm, Nicomedia mint (Izmit, Turkey), 1st officina,  helmeted bust representing Constantinopolis, with reversed spear, helmet with pearl diadem, wearing imperial cloak, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, rev.,  Victory standing left on prow, holding spear and shield, SMNA in exergue (RIC 196), practically as struck, dark patina, superb. $95