Ch VF Constantius I 305-306 AD Follis Carthage Mint Carthage With Fruits

Ancient Coins - Ch VF Constantius I 305-306 AD Follis Carthage Mint Carthage With Fruits
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Constantius I, May 305 - 25 July 306 A.D.
 
RT93184. Billon follis (large), RIC VI Carthago 32a, SRCV IV 14100, Cohen VI 271, Hunter V 40, Choice VF, well centered on a broad flan, light deposits, light scratches, light porosity, edge cracks, 9.859g, 29.6mm, 180o, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, laureate head (larger) right; reverse SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART, Carthage standing facing, head left, holding fruits in both hands, Γ in exergue; from the Errett Bishop Collection
 
This coin refers to the good fortune provided by Carthage to the emperors. When the Nile floods were deficient and Egypt suffered scarcity, Roman ships importing wheat steered for Carthage, from which they brought back a sufficient supply to the eternal city.
Price SKU: RT93184
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