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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Imperial, Roman – 330 AD

Populi Romanus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of the Genius Populi Romanus facing left holding cornucopiae.
Reverse: Crossed braced bridge between two arched stone towers over flowing river water.

LEGEND
Obv: POP ROMANVS, Laureate and draped bust of the Genius Populi Romanus facing left, with cornucopiae resting over his left shoulder. Rev: Crossed braced bridge between two arched towers over flowing water (Tiber River?); CONS/B.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: ½ Follis. Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 1.33 grams. Constantinople mint, 2nd Officina. Commemorative series bronze struck in 330 AD to celebrate the founding of Constantinople.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage, VIII 21; Carson, LRBC, London (1978) 1066; David Vagi, CHRE, Sidney. 1999, 3043.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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