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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 74c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

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. altar. Star over Є in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists for this type officinae Α, Β and ς (p. 567). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Genio Augusti is again shared between the three colleagues, though Constantine is rare [...] Date, c. 312 (later)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 74c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA 74c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ

NOTES

Weight 5.0 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on eBay in December 2004 for $36.51; sold on eBay in September 2008 for $138. Ex Victor Clark.

Other specimens:

- from Roma Numismatics, August 2010; weight 3.76 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski