VF Constantine II 320 AD Silvered AE21 London Mint 320 AD Victories VLPP

Ancient Coins - VF Constantine II 320 AD Silvered AE21 London Mint 320 AD Victories VLPP
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Constantine II, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
 
RL89673. Billon centenionalis, RIC VII 181 (R2), SRCV 17270, Cohen VII 224, Hunter V -, VF, near full silvering, oval flan, die wear, 3.176g, 20.5mm, 180o, Londinium (London, England) mint, FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN N C, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind; reverse VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (Joyous victory to the eternal Prince), two Victories standing confronted, together holding shield inscribed VOT / P R (vows of the Roman people) over altar with wreath, [PLN] in exergue; ex Beast Coins VLPP Collection
 
In 320, Licinius reneged on the religious freedom promised by the Edict of Milan, and began a new persecution of Christians in the Eastern Roman Empire. He imprisoned Christians, confiscated their properties and destroyed churches.
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