LICINIUS II, as Caesar
AD 317-324

AE Follis. 3.25g, 19.1mm
MINTED: Antioch mint, AD 318-320
REF: RIC VII Heraclea 31
OBVERSE: D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C, laureate draped bust left, holding globe, sceptre and mappa.
REVERSE: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS, campgate with five levels, three turrets, dot to right; SMHΔ in exergue.


Sharp details. Nice, dark patina. 


Historical Notes:
Licinius II, or Licinius Junior, was the son of Licinius I. He was just 20 months old when he was given the title Caesar in 317. In 325, his father was executed by rival co-emperor, Constantine I, and the following year, Constantine had Licinius Junior was killed as well despite the fact that he was the son of Constantine's half-sister, Constantia.

LICINIUS II, as Caesar . AD 317-324 . AE Follis . Campgate . Heraclea mint

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