Ancient Bronze and Copper - Roman Imperial Bronze - AD330-335 F
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To celebrate the establishment of the new capital Constantinople, Constantine the Great issued these bronze follis coins to honor the old capital of Rome – which by legend was founded by twin sons Romulus and Remus, who were suckled and raised by a she-wolf.
Obverse legend reads URBS ROMA (city of Rome)
Reverse shows the she-wolf suckling the twins, which became the symbol of Ancient Rome
Over 1,650 years old
Fine condition and guaranteed genuine
By A.D. 330, Rome was a city in decline. Perhaps this bronze follis coin made the citizens of Rome feel better about their loss of prestige.