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

  

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 Δ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

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

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

NOTES

Weight 4.14 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Webauktion 12 (lot 1348) in May 2020 for CHF 320.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Marcus Aurelius [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski