6-2299

RIC VI, CYZICUS [after 92], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ [FORGERY]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

SOLEIN-VICTO [SOLE INVICTO]; Sol, rad., stg. l. in long robe, r. raised, l. holding head of Serapis. Δ in left field. MKV in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Maximinus (p. 592). There are also genuine coins of this type minted for Constantine but note that this specimen from officina Δ (officina letter not quite certain) is a modern forgery. Apparently a plated cast copy.

See also:
CYZICUS [before 92], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
CYZICUS [before 92], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA ς
CYZICUS 92, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є
CYZICUS 92, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς
CYZICUS [after 92], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A
CYZICUS [after 92], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 4.54 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in March 2021 for EUR 88.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski