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RIC VI, ROMA 351a, CONSTANTINE, OFFICINA P [CONFIRMATION]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI [S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI]; legionary eagle facing l. between two vexilla. RP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CONFIRMATION]. RIC lists this type with remark "Confirmation required". Note that attribution of this bust type could be disputable: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, BUST TYPES SEEN FROM REAR.

See also:
ROMA 351a, CONSTANTINE, OFFICINA S [CONFIRMATION]
ROMA 351a, CONSTANTINE, OFFICINA T [CONFIRMATION]
ROMA 351a, CONSTANTINE, OFFICINA Q [CONFIRMATION]

NOTES

Weight 4.29 g. Sold on Inasta E-Live auction 91 (lot 417) in December 2020 for EUR 55.

Other specimens:

- from VCoins (Athena Numismatics); weight 4.15 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Tauler & Fau E-Auction 40 Ancient World Vol. IV (lot 2472) in October 2019 for EUR 10; weight 3.88 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in January 2021 for $23.49; weight 4.34 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Janusz Kamiński];

- from CNG Coin Shop (no. 819793), sold for $95; weight 4.22 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski