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RIC VI, HERACLEA 31, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

  

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. HTς in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - ς. 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 Є

NOTES

Diameter 28 mm. Coin sold on eBay in November 2003 for $130.14. Now in the Rick Morton Collection.

Other specimens:

- from Art Coins Roma (Bertolami Fine Arts) auction 5 (lot 776, LC 230), May 2012; weight 9.23 g; diameter 28 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski