CONSTANTINIAN PERIOD BRONZE NUMMUS – FAMED MILVIAN BRIDGE TYPE – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 12475)
ROMAN EMPIRE. CONSTANTINIAN PERIOD, Ca. AD 330.
Bronze AE4, 1.20 g., 13 mm., struck in Constantinople.
Obv. POP ROMANVS, draped bust of Genius of the Roman people left, with cornucopia over shoulder.
Rev. CONS / IA, Milvian bridge over the Tiber river.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5. The type likely represents the famed Milvian Bridge where Constantine defeated Maxentius, an event that paved the way for the adoption of Christianity as the official religious of the empire.