CONSTANTIUS I CHLORUS, Posthumous
AE 1/4 Follis. 1.93g, 17.4mm
MINTED: Rome mint, AD 317-318, struck under Constantine I
REF: RIC VII Rome 111 (R3)
OBVERSE: DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO PRINC, veiled and laureate head right.
REVERSE: MEMORIAE AETERNAE, eagle standing right, looking left with wings spread; RQ in exergue.
Good Fine. Brown patina, some porosity. Very Rare.
Constantius I was nicknamed Chlorus ('the Pale'), and suceeded Emperor Maximianus to become co-emperor of the Second Tetrarchy in 305. He ruled as the Augustus of the West for just over a year, before falling ill and dying while leading a military campaign against the Pictish tribes in Britain. His son, Constantine, took control of his legions and claimed Imperial power by birthright. Constantine would eventually become the sole ruler of the Roman Empire and its first Christian emperor.
CONSTANTIUS I, Posthumous . AD 305-306 . 1/4 Follis . "Eagle" . Very Rare
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