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Thessalonica Mint

'Constantinopolis"  - Constantinian Commemorative Issues

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R6141 - Constantinian Commemorative Issue, Dedicated to the Foundation of Constantinople (A.D. 330-333), Bronze Follis, 1.72g., 17mm, Thessalonica mint (Salonika, Greece), fifth 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, SMTSE in exergue, (RIC 188), weakly struck in parts otherwise practically as struck, dark patina, superb. $95