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RIC VI, ROMA [after 286], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

SOLIIN-V-ICTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys over l. shoulder, r. raised, l. holding up globe. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Depeyrot 17/14. Coin should be listed after ROMA 286.

NOTES

Semissis (half-solidus; 2 scripula). Weight 2.34 g. Coin sold on Leu auction in May 1979; sold on Spink auction in April 2000 for $7,309 as a coin attributed to Arles (sic!); sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction in January 2003 for $6,000 [click for picture]; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in October 2005 for $5,462; sold on UBS Gold & Numismatics auction in January 2008 for $24,592 again attributed to Arles (sic!).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski