City Commemoratives

Struck 330-346 A.D.

These coins were struck by the Constantines to celebrate the establishment of Constantinople as the new capital of the empire. The series also acknowledges Rome as the cultural and religious center of the empire.

Mint of Constantinople  


AE4 (13mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Constantinople

Obv: CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in CONSZ exergue

RIC VII 63

   
RIC VII 85

AE 3 (18mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Heraclea

Obv: VRBS ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma left

Rev: No inscription She wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. two stars above in exergue

RIC VII 85 Ex John McConnell

   
Mint of Heraclea  

AE 3 (18mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Heraclea

Obv: VRBS ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma left

Rev: No inscription She wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. two stars above in exergue

RIC VII 114

   

AE 3 (19mm, 2.63g) Struck 330-335 A.D. Constantinople

Obv: VRBS ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma left

Rev: No inscription She wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. two stars above in exergue

RIC VII 124

   
Mint of Rome  
RIC 355

AE 3 (17mm, 2.05g) Struck 333-335 A.D. Rome

Obv; CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in exergue

RIC VII 355

   

AE 3 (17mm) Struck 335-336 A.D. Rome

Obv; CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in exergue

RIC VII 371

   
Mint of Thessalonica  

AE 3 (17mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Thessalonica

Obv; CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in exergue

RIC VII 188

   

AE 3 (17mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Thessalonica

Obv; CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in exergue

RIC VII 188

   

AE 3 (17mm) Struck 330-333 A.D. Thessalonica

Obv; CONSTANTINOPLIS Helmeted bust left, reversed spear

Rev: No inscription Victory standing left, foot on prow with scepter and leaning on sheild in exergue

RIC VII 188

   

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