Roman Empire – Licinius I (308-324 AD) - Æ Follis (Legionary eagle). Ostia mint ca. 312-313 AD.
Obv: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG,
Bust of Licinius, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
Rev: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / MOSTQ,
Legionary eagle, standing left, between two vexilla; vexilla to left surmounted by right hand; vexilla to right surmounted by wreath; flag on eagle and on left vexillum, MOSTQ in exergue.
Reference: RIC 97b
good Very Fine and Very Rare (Ostia mint; flag on eagle and sometimes on one vexillum)
See images for a proper impression.
- Æ Follis (22.5mm; 4.31g),
- Year/Period and Variation
- Licinius I (308-324 AD) - Legionary eagle, standing left
- Very fine