6-1712

RIC VI, ROMA [before 339], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., seen from rear [C].

REVERSE

SOLIINVI-C-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. r., head l., chlamys hanging behind, r. raised, l. holding globe across body. RT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C. Not attested for obv. legend 1a (p. 389). But note that it could be ROMA 340 (officina T not listed) with bust draped and cuirassed. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, BUST TYPES SEEN FROM REAR. 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 also: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 388-390. Coin should be listed after ROMA 339.

NOTES

Weight 4.17 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2017 for EUR 57.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski