6-519

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 72c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; to l. eagle. Δ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists only officinae Α, Β and ς (p. 566). General note about this issue from p. 551: "All three colleagues share all three types - Genio Augusti in two varieties (recording the new composition of the imperial college) [...] Date, c. 312 (earlier)".

NOTES

Weight 5.0 g; diameter 21-22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2008 for $44.99.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski