6-271

RIC VI, ROMA [after 140], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSNOBC [CONSTANTINVS NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

MARTICONS-ERV-A-VGGETCAESSNN [MARTI CONSERV AVGG ET CAESS NN]; Mars advancing r., r. holding transverse spear, l. shield. E in left field. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Maxentius (p. 368). General note about this issue from p. 340: "Maxentius has Marti Conserv Augg et Caess and shares Herculi Comiti Augg et Caess Nn with Constantine. [...] Date, from late 306 to early spring 307. The weight of these aurei [...] is mantained at a good level of c. 5.4 gm. They are mostly very rare". Depeyrot 15/7. Coin should be listed after ROMA 140.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 4.70 g. From Leu Numismatik auction 91 (lot 685), May 2004.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski