CONSTANTINE THE GREAT GOLD SOLIDUS – “EYES TO HEAVEN” 30 YEAR CELEBRATION EMISSION FROM NICOMEDIA – MINT STATE NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 14037)
ROMAN EMPIRE. CONSTANTINE I, AD 307-337.
Gold solidus, 4.49 g., 22 mm., minted at Nicomedia, ca. AD 335.
Obv. Diademed head right, the gaze looking upward.
Rev. VICTORIA CONSTANTINI AVG, Victory, seated on a pile or arms, inscribing VOT XXX on a shield supported by an Eros, SMN C in exergue.
RIC 175; Depeyrot 44/1.
Ex Leu 91, 5/10/2004, 691 and Leu 10, 5/29/1974, 409.
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, exceptional in every way, an emission commemorating Constantine’s 30 years celebration and depicting him with the “Eyes to Heaven” portrait type.