Constantine I, Campgate, Antioch Mint, Rare
Æ 3; 20mm/2.9gm
Con/ VF; glossy jet black patina with orange sand fill. Complete legends, perfect strikes and centering on both sides and spectacular portrait of Constantine.
Obv/ CONSTAN-TINVSAVG; laur. bust right.
Rev/ PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG; campgate, two towers, one star above. Pellet in doorway.
Mint/ Antioch - SMANTE in exergue
Ref/ RIC Vol VII 71 with E = Rare 2
Seller's Note/ This issue could easily be attributed as RIC 63, but the pellet in the campgate doorway makes the difference between common and rare.