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CONSTANTINOPOLIS

ANEPIGRAPH
VICTORIA AVG
GLORIA EXERCITVS
VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX
P  R

 

Constantinople commemorative bronze coins, circa A.D. 330-348

Series that commemorate the foundation of the city of Constantinople,
minted in times of Constantine I the Great and his sons:
Constantinus II, Constans y Constantius II.

 



A.D. 330 - 340
Reverse Type 15a
Anepigraph. Victory standing left, foot on prow, holding sceptre and shield.

 
∆ 3
Usual type ARL TES
     
SIS SIS ANT

 

∆ 4

TR, ARL, ROM, ANT, ALE

 


 

ANEPIGRAPH
Constantinus I Magnus and his sons

∆ 3

∆ 4


Obverse legends:

TR, LVG, ARL, AQ, SIS,
TES, ANT, ALE

CONSTAN  TINOPOLIS
ROM
CONSTANTI  NOPOLIS
HER, CONS, KYZ, NIK
CONSTAN  TINOPOLI
Constantinopolis


Obverse legends:

TR, ARL, ANT, ALE
CONSTAN  TINOPOLIS
ROM
CONSTANTINOPOLIS
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends: Anepigraph (no legend)

 



A.D. 337 - 340
Reverse Type 15b
Victory standing left, foot on prow,  holding wreath and palm branch.

ANEPIGRAPH / VICTORIA AVG
Constans

∆ 4


Obverse legends:

CONSTANTINOPOLIS
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends:

ROM
Anepigraph (no legend)

ROM
VICTO  RIAAVG
Victoria Augusti

 



A.D. 337 - 340
Reverse Type 15c

Two soldiers standing facing one another, each holding spear
and resting hand on shield on ground; standard in center.

GLORIA EXERCITVS
Constantius II

∆ 4


Obverse legends:

TES
CONSTAN  TINOPOLIS
HER, CONS, NIK
CONSTAN  TINOPOLI
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends:

TES
GLORI  AEXER  CITVS
HER, CONS, NIK
GLOR  IAEXERC  ITVS
Gloria Exercitus

 



A.D. 347 - 348
Reverse Type 15d
Legend within wreath.

VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX
Constantius II

∆ 4


Obverse legends:

HER, KYZ
CONSTAN  TINOPOLI
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends:

VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX
Votis Vicennalibus
Multis Tricennalibus

 



A.D. 348
Reverse Type 15e
Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre.

P R
Constans

∆ 4


Obverse legends:

ROM
CONSTAN  TINOPOLIS
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends:

P  R
Populus Romanus

 



A.D. 330 - 337
Reverse Type 15f
Victory facing between two shields, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left.

ANEPÕGRAFA
Constantinus I Magnus

∆ 1


Obverse legends:

CONS
CONSTAN  TINOPOLI
Constantinopolis


Reverse legends:

Anepigraph (no legend)

 


 

MINTS

ANEPIGRAPH (∆ 3, ∆ 4)

TR, LVG, ARL, AQ, ROM, SIS, TES, HER, CONS, KYZ, NIK, ANT, ALE

Symbols in reverse field:

∆ 3

AQ ARL ARL, TR ARL ARL, TR
HER ARL, AQ ARL ARL ARL

 
∆ 4

ARL ARL ARL ALE ARL ARL ANT

 


ANEPIGRAPH / VICTORIA AVG

ROM


GLORIA EXERCITVS

TES, HER, CONS, NIK


VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX

HER, KYZ


P  R

ROM


ANEPIGRAPH (∆ 1)

CONS


 

DATE  OF  ISSUE

 
ANEPIGRAPH
Constantinus I Magnus, Constantinus II Iunior, Constans y Constantius II
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
330 - 337   ∆ 3   TR, LVG, ARL, AQ, ROM, SIS, TES, HER, CONS,
KYZ, NIK, ANT, ALE
337 - 340   ∆ 4   TR, ARL, ROM, ANT, ALE
 
VICTORIA AVG
Constans
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
337 - 340 ∆ 4   ROM
 
GLORIA EXERCITVS
Constantius II
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
337 - 340 ∆ 4   TES, HER, CONS, NIK
 
VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX
Constantius II
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
347 - 348 ∆ 4   HER, KYZ
 
P  R
Constans
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
348 ∆ 4   ROM
 
ANEPÕGRAFA
Constantinus I Magnus
Years (A.D.)
Size
Mints
330 - 337   ∆ 1   CONS

 


 

Additional information:
Helveticaīs Identification Coin Page, Victory on Prow & Not in RIC

 

 
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