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Constantine Angel Roman Bronze Coin

Ancient Coin

Product Code: C3098
In AD 330, Constantine the Great established Constantinople -- now Istanbul -- as the new capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire. This bronze coin is an ancient commemorative that was struck to celebrate this achievement. The obverse depicts the city goddess Constantinopolis or Roma, wearing a battle helmet and armor. The reverse depicts a winged figure of Victory, to celebrate Constantine`s conquests and triumphs.