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SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin

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SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin
SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin
SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin
SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin
SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin

SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin
Lick picture and select “Veiw/Open Image” for large hi-res. Ancient Roman Coin of Constantine the Great. C O N S T A N T I N E I. “Urbs Roma” = City Of Rome. Commemorative coin from reign of Constantine the Great. Lifetime Issue of Constantine. Struck under the reign Constantine I. Struck 333-335 AD, ROME MINT. About the size of a U. The obverse typically contain the name of the issuing ruler–these commemorative coins have VRBS ROMA thus are “anonymous”. Obverse: VRBS ROMA (City of Rome), plumed and crested helmeted bust of Roma left wearing Imperial mantle/cloak. Reverse: Romulus and Remus suckling from She-wolf; Wolf with three dots arranged in a triangle on Shoulder two stars–representing the Dioscuri–above; Mintmark of Rome mint: R Wreath Q in exergue. In the Roman foundation myth, it was a she-wolf that nursed and sheltered the twins Romulus and Remus after they were abandoned in the wild by order of King Amulius of Alba Longa. She cared for the infants at her den, a cave known as the Lupercal, until they were discovered by a shepherd, Faustulus. Romulus would later become the founder and first king of Rome. The image of the she-wolf suckling the twins has been a symbol of Rome since ancient times and is one of the most recognizable icons of ancient mythology. RIC VII 91 (variation–91 has no symbol/design on shoulder) Rome. Rarity Rated “S” (Scarce) in RIC. Without dots on wolf–this variety unlisted! RIC (=Roman Imperial Coinage) is the general abbreviation for a set of 13 volumes of identification catalogs of Roman coins. RIC is the world standard scholarly reference. XF, attractive Green/olive black patina. All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. Images are not actual size Please see description for actual measurements. The item “SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin” is in sale since Sunday, May 26, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)”. The seller is “zeus_gallery” and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date: 333 AD
  • Grade: XF
  • Composition: Bronze
  • Ruler: Constantine I
  • Denomination: Nummus

SHE WOLF Twins ROMULUS REMUS Rome mint CONSTANTINE The GREAT Ancient Roman Coin