Constantine the Great (306-337 CE)


Bronze Coin. Found in the ancient sands of Lutecia in Paris.

Constantine was the son of Flavius Valerius Constantius, a Roman Army officer, and his consort Helena. He built Constantinople, created a new gold coin, the solidus – introduced to combat inflation. It would become the standard for Byzantine and European currencies for more than a thousand years.

This piece includes a custom made box with a small LCD screen that plays a video relevant to the history of the item.

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