6-1141

RIC VI, OSTIA 89, CONSTANTINE, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

SOLNII-VI-CTOCOMITI [SOLNI IVICTO (sic!) COMITI]; Sol stg. r., head l., chlamys over l. shoulder and flying out, r. raised, l. holding up globe. MOSTP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to OSTIA 89 except for SOLNI IVICTO in rev. legend instead of SOLI INVICTO. Apparently an engraver's error.

NOTES

Weight 3.99 g; diameter 21.55 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2012 for $54.22. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski