17) Thessalonica mint, A.D. 308-310
RIC 38b
Obv: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C
Rev: VIRTVTI E-XERCITVS - Virtus, advancing right in military dress, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy over left shoulder.
[dot]SM[dot]TS[dot] in exergue; [star] in left field, Δ in right
24 mm, 6.0 g.

RIC 830

Note: Listed in RIC as Virtus on the reverse, it is more likely Mars. Virtus is usually depicted in this series as standing, in military dress. Mars is usually shown walking, nude but with cloak and boots.

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