6-943

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 56, CONSTANTINE, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTINVSFILAVS [FL VAL CONSTANTINVS FIL AVS (sic!)]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOCA-ESARISCMH [GENIO CAESARIS CMH (ligature)]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but chlamys over l. shoulder and falls low, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. SMNΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to NICOMEDIA 56 except for error in obv. legend: AVS instead of AVG.

NOTES

Weight 7.20 g; diameter 26 mm. From VCoins (Mike R. Vosper Coins).

Other specimens:

- from Numismatik Lanz auction 97 (lot 988), May 2000; weight 6.48 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski