CONSTANTINE I, A.D. 307-337. AV Solidus (4.38 gms), Nicomedia Mint, A.D. 330. NGC AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5. RIC-162; Biaggi-1983. Obverse: Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; Reverse: Constantine, in military dress, standing left, holding scepter and extending hand to assist turreted female kneeling right, presented by soldier resting right hand on female and holding shield; to right, Victory standing left, crowning Constantine with palm frond; SMN. A <strong>VERY RARE</strong> type, this example features a great strike allowing all of the intricate detail on the reverse to have its full effect. Brilliant and golden-yellow in hue, with a great eye appeal emanating throughout. Ex: Provence Collection.