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RIC VI, ROMA [after 339], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E], OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIINV-I-CTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. r., head l., chlamys over l. shoulder, r. raised, l. holding globe across body. RS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E. RIC lists bust types D and F (p. 389). General note about this issue from p. 348-9: "[Also common] was Soli Invicto Comiti, in different versions, of which three are primary and often very common: produced from all four officinae [...] The whole issue, in which the four officinae seem to be fairly evenly used throughout, falls late in 312 and early 313". See: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 388-390. Coin should be listed after ROMA 339.

See also:
ROMA [after 339], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA T

NOTES

Weight 4.60 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2007 for $24.95.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in December 2008 for $75.76; weight 3.34 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski