6-1771

RIC VI, HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE, OFFICINA B [CONFIRMATION]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINOPFINVAVG [IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINO P F INV AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. facing, head l., chlamys hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding globe, l. leaning on sceptre. Wreath in left field. HTΒ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

OFFICINA B [CONFIRMATION] . RIC lists officina Β after Voetter with annotation: "But with wrong obv. legend and wrong Cohen reference: probably to be rejected as the result of confusion" (footnote 4 on p. 540). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 540.

Warning! Possibly a cast forgery of this type exists (see example from eBay).

See also:
HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α
HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 5.74 g; diameter 23.2 mm. From Agora Auctions sale 20 (lot 114), November 2014.

Other specimens:

- (source unknown) [click for picture];

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 191, no. 4; weight 4.88 g; diameter 24.8-27.1 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski