6-1534

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA [after 7], CONSTANTIUS, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-VSNOBCAES [CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-CONSCAES [HERCVLI CONS CAES]; Hercules stg. facing, head l., r. leaning on club, l. holding up apples and lion's skin. •SMA [reversed sigma] in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to ANTIOCHIA 7 (BM 1864,1128.181) except for dot in m.m. See also footnote 6 on page 613 in which Sutherland mentions the same m.m. variety for ANTIOCHIA 9. Coin should be listed after ANTIOCHIA 7.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.34 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 43 (lot 1024) in May 2016 for EUR 18,000; sold on Heritage Auction auction 3048, session 4 (lot 32119) in August 2016 for $25,532.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski