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RIC VI, HERACLEA 31, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTINVSNOBCAES [FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-L-IROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. HTЄ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists for this type officinae A, B and Γ (p. 534). General note from p. 524: "The Genio Populi Romani type was continued, from four officinae only". Additionally, footnote 3 on p. 534: "Seyrig (Aleppo hd.) has noted officina Є: confirmation required. Did the contraction from 6 officinae occur during this issue?".

See also:
HERACLEA 31, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA S

NOTES

Weight 11.26 g; diameter 29 mm. From Nicola Tammaro's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2005 for $57; weight 8.8 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski