LONDON MINT AD 296-325

Acknowledgement:

This has been compiled using
Roman Imperial Coinage Volume VI by C.H.V.Sutherland (1967)
and Roman Imperial Coinage Volume VII by Patrick M. Bruun (1966),
both published by Spink & Sons, London.

These standard reference works should be consulted for a full listing of the obverse and reverse types used, and background information on London and other Imperial mints during the period.

All coins are bronze folles of a gradually reducing standard, originally with a silver wash.

RIC Ref.

Mintmark

Reverse

Emperor

Circa AD 296-297 - weight circa 10.5 gm

Vol. VI,
1-5

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LON

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Diocletian Augustus
Maximian Augustus
Constantius I Caesar
Galerius Caesar

 
Circa AD 300 -305 - weight circa 10.5 gm

London mint folles of Diocletian, Maximian and Galerius

Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Vol. VI,
6-39

(none)

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Diocletian Augustus
Maximian Augustus
Constantius I Caesar
Galerius Caesar

 
May AD 305-306 - weight circa 10.5 gm

(Left) Severus II - Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Right)Diocletian as Senior Augustus - Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG

Vol. VI,
41-77

(none)

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
 
 
 

PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
 

Constantius I Augustus
Galerius Augustus
Severus II Caesar
Maximinus II Caesar

Diocletian Senior Augustus
Maximian Senior Augustus

 
July AD 306-307 - weight circa 10 gm

Vol. VI,
40, 46,
52C

Vol. VI,
66, 67b,
71-73

(none)

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Severus II Augustus
 
 

Constantine I Caesar

 
Early AD 307 - reduced weight standard 6.0-8.5 gm

Vol. VI,
78-81

(none)

GENIO POP ROM
 
 

QVIES AVGG

Galerius Augustus
Constantine I Caesar
Maximian PFS Augustus

Diocletian PFS Augustus

 
Summer AD 307 - reduced weight standard 5.75-8.5 gm


Maximian - Rev: GENIO POP ROM

Vol. VI,
82-100

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PLN

GENIO POP ROM
 
 
 

QVIES AVGG

HERCVLI CONSERVATORI

ADVENTVS AVGG
MARTI PACIF
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS

MARS VICTOR
 

MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI
 

ROMAE AETER

Galerius Augustus
Constantine I Caesar
Maximinus II Caesar
Maximian PFS Augustus

Diocletian PFS Augustus

Maximian PFS Augustus

Constantine I Caesar
Constantine I Caesar
Constantine I Caesar

Constantine I Caesar
Maximian PFS Augustus

Constantine I Caesar
Maximian PFS Augustus

Constantine I Caesar
Maximian PFS Augustus

 
Late AD 307-310 - reduced weight standard 5.0-7.5 gm


Constantine I - Rev: GENIO POP ROM


Divo Constantius - Rev: MEMORIA FELIX

Vol. VI,
101-115

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PLN

GENIO POP ROM
COMITI AVGG NN
MARTI CONSERVATORI
MARTI PATRI PROPVG
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
SOLI INVICTO COMITI

MEMORIA FELIX

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Divo Contantius I

 
Late AD 307-310 - reduced weight standard 4.0-5.0 gm


Constantine I - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Vol.VI,
116-127

T  F
PLN

GENIO POP ROM
 

COMITI AVGG NN
MARTI CONSERVATORI
SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Maximinus II Augustus
Licinius I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Vol.VI,
128-132

*   *
T  F

PLN

GENIO POP ROM
 
 

COMITI AVGG NN
SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus
Maximinus II Augustus
Licinius I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 310-312 - reduced weight standard 3.75-4.75 gm

     
Left: Maximinus II - Rev: GENIO POP ROM
Right: Licinius I - Rev: GENIO POP ROM

Constantine I - Rev: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS

Vol.VI,
133-242

    *
PLN

GENIO POP ROM
 
 

ADVENTVS AVG
ADVENTVS AVG N
ADVENTVS AVGG NN
COMITI AAVVGG
COMITI AVGG NN
CONCORD MILIT
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus
Maximinus II Augustus
Licinius I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 312-313 - reduced weight standard 3.0-4.5 gm


Constantine I - Rev: MARTI CONSERVATORI

Licinius I - Rev: SECVRITAS AVGG

Vol.VI,
243-287

*     
PLN

GENIO POP ROM

COMITI AAVVGG

SECVRITAS AVGG
 

COMITI AVGG NN
FELICITAS AVGG
FELICITAS AVGG NN
MARTI CONSERVATORI
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
ROMAE AETER AVGG
ROMAE RESTITVTAE
SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus

Maximinus II Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Licinius I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
Late AD 313-314

     
Left: Licinius I - Rev: GENIO POP ROM
Right: Constantine I - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Vol.VII,
1-20

S   F
PLN

GENIO POP ROM

SOLI INVICTO COMITI
 

ADVENTVS AVG N
MARTI CONSERVATORI

Licinius I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 314-315


Licinius I - Rev: GENIO POP ROM

Vol.VII,
21-29

S   F
MLL

GENIO POP ROM
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI
 

ADVENTVS AVG N
MARTI CONSERVATORI
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Vol.VII,
30-35

S   F
MSL

GENIO POP ROM
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 315-316

     
Left: Constantine I - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Right: Constantine I - Rev: GENIO POP ROM

Vol.VII,
36-49

S   F
MLN

GENIO POP ROM
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Vol.VII,
50-63

S   P
MLN

GENIO POP ROM
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Vol.VII,
64-84

S   P
MSL

GENIO POP ROM
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 316-317


Licinius I - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Vol.VII,
85-100

T   F
PLN

GENIO POP ROM


SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

Licinius I Augustus
Constantine I Augustus

 
AD 317


Crispus - Rev: CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE

Vol.VII,
101-118

S   P
PLN

PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS

CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE
 
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Vol.VII,
119-123

S    
+   P

PLN

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 318


Crispus - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Vol.VII,
124-148

È     
PLN

CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE
 
 

PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
 
 

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar


Constantine I - Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Vol.VII,
149-153

È    *
PLN

SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 319-320


Constantine I - Rev: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP

Vol.VII,
154-182

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PLN

VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
(Three different altar adornments)

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 320-321


Constantine I - Rev: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Vol.VII,
183-190

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PLON

VIRTVS EXERCIT

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Vol.VII,
191-198

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PLN

VIRTVS EXERCIT

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 321

 
Left: Crispus - Rev: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Right: Constantine II

Vol.VII,
199-219

P   A
PLN

BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 321-322


Crispus - Rev: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Vol.VII,
220-237

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PLON

BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 322-323

        
Left: Constantine I - Rev: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Right: Constantine II - Rev: BEAT TRANQLITAS


Right: Crispus - Rev: BEAT TRANQLITAS

Vol.VII,
238-260

F     B
PLON

BEAT TRANQLITAS

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

Vol.VII,
261-288

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PLON

BEAT TRANQLITAS

Constantine I Augustus
Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

 
AD 323-324

        
Left: Constantine I - Rev: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Right: Crispus - Rev: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM VOT X

Vol.VII,
289-292

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PLON
È

SARMATIA DEVICTA

CAESARVM NOSTRORVM VOT X

Constantine I Augustus

Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar

AD 324-325


Constantine I - Rev: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

Vol.VII,
293-300

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PLON

PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
 
 

SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE

SALVS REIPVBLICAE

Constantine I Augustus

Crispus Caesar
Constantine II Caesar
Constantius II Caesar

Helena Augusta

Fausta Augusta

London mint obverse & reverse types and legends

 

 

Amendments:

Photo of Constantine I follis with reverse PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS added 1 August 2001
Photo of Galerius follis added 12 November 2001
Two photos added to BEATA TRANQVILLITAS series 3 May 2002
Photo of Divo Constantius follis added 27 May 2002
Photo of new mintmark for Constantine I in SOLI INVICTO COMITI series
added 27 May 2002
Link to page of obverse and reverse types and legends added 10 July 2002
Photos of Severus II and Diocletian abdication folles added 2 October 2003