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Constantius I Chlorus Follis

Constantius I Chlorus Follis, Caesar AD 293-305, Emperor AD 305-306, minted at Antioch AD 299-300, RIC 53a, 25.5 x 27 mm, 7.9 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Constantius I facing right, FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, Reverse:  Genius standing half-left, his head turned left, wearing a modius, holding a patera from which liquid is flowing with his right hand and a cornucopia in his left arm, A in right field, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, ANT in exergue, a lovely coin with attractive chocolate brown patina, great portrait of the father of Constantine I, detailed Genius on the reverse and full and clear legends on both sides, Asking price:  $92 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

000_1947.JPG000_1945.JPG000_1943.JPG000_1941.JPG000_1940.JPG000_1938.JPG000_1937.JPG000_1936.JPG000_1935.JPGAD 293-306, 9.44 gms, 27mm, Obverse: laureate bust of Constantius facing right, IMP CONSTANTIVS PF AVG, Reverse: Hercules standing left, holding lion’s skin and club, HERCVLI VICTORI,000_1934.JPG graded VF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased the coin, dark brown patina, RIC 53, Alexandria mint, boldly struck and well centered on a full flan, a beautiful coin with full and clear legends and much detail present, Asking price: $250 includes priority shipping and insurance

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

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Constantius I Follis

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