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Constantine I issues with Rare Reverses, 2-pack!

Both are Æ 3

Con/ If you have the cleaning skills? Very Fine+

Sirmium Mint 324-325 AD.

Obv/  CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laureate head right.

Rev/ SARMATIA DEVICTA, Victory holding trophy and palm, stepping over, and spurning Sarmatian captive. SIRM in exergue

Ref/ RIC Vol VII, 48

Constantinople Mint 328-329 AD Rare!

Obv/ CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG; diad., dr. and cuir. bust right.

Rev/ CONSTANTINIANA DAFNE; Victory seated left on cippus, holding palm in each hand, trophy in front, and turning her head to right, spurning the kneeling captive at feet. CONS* in exergue

Ref/ RIC Vol. VII, 38 Rare!

Seller's Note/ Why is Victory spurning these captives, rejecting them with disdain and contempt? Constantine was flexing his military muscles, having just thrashed the Sarmatians and building a new fortress at Daphne along the Danube frontier.

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