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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. Minted probably shortly after October 312. Coin should be listed after ROMA 286.

NOTES

Semissis (half-solidus; 2 scripula). Weight 2.35 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Leu auction 22 (lot 382) in May 1979; sold on Spink auction 1238 (lot 123) in April 2000 for GBP 4,600 (attributed to Arles); sold on Triton VI (lot 1085)in January 2003 for $6,000 (attributed to Rome); sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 31 (lot 145) in October 2005 for CHF 7,000; sold on UBS Gold & Numismatics auction 75 (lot 1115) in January 2008 for CHF 27,000 (again attributed to Arles).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski