6-038

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 78c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVTIE-XERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r., r. dragging captive by the hair, l. holding trophy and shield. Star over Β in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Β. RIC lists for this type only officina Γ (p. 568). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Virtuti Exercitus, also shared, is rare for all three [Augusti] [...] Date, c. 312 (later)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 78c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA 78c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 4.18 g; diameter 21 mm. From Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- from the Philippe Gysen Collection; weight 4.07 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski