6-026

RIC VI, SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TIVSAVG [CONSTANTIVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; Three-turreted campgate, open, without doors. •SM•SDΔ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists only officina A (p. 494; rarity R4). General note from p. 487-8: "Rare coins (with SM) are known for the Augusti only, with officinae A, B, Γ and Є evidenced: their type is a continuation of that of Group I, and the weight remains at c. 3.3 gm".

Listed in Gautier - Serdica (p. 108, no. 25). But note that officina Δ is in fact attested also in RIC. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 494.

See also:
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, OFFICINA A [CONFIRMATION]
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA B
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.37 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Art Coins Roma auction 19 (lot 779) in November 2015 for EUR 1,700; sold on Bertolami Fine Art auction 37 (lot 687) in September 2017 for GBP 850.

Other specimens (listing is limited to 25 examples due to the commonness of this type):

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 232 (lot 491) in October 2015 for EUR 1,400; sold on Leu Numismatik auction 10 (lot 2366) in October 2021 for CHF 1,200; sold on Emporium Hamburg auction 98 (lot 802) in May 2022 for EUR 900; weight 3.44 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 19 (lot 3072) in February 2022 for CHF 2,200; weight 3.20 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XV (lot 636) in April 2018 for GBP 1,000; weight 3.32 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 120 (lot 836) in October 2020 for CHF 1,300; weight 3.04 g [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik auction 7 (lot 1714) in October 2020 for CHF 850; weight 3.35 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Künker auction 318, session II (lot 1824) in March 2019 for EUR 1,500; weight 3.54 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG Triton XX (lot 854) in January 2017 for USD 1,000; weight 3.24 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG Triton XXII, session III (lot 1167) in January 2017 for USD 1,500; weight 3.24 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Künker auction 347 (lot 1236) in March 2021 for EUR 1,200; weight 3.21 [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction III (lot 540) in March 2012 for GBP 1,000; weight 3.14 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 249 (lot 927) in October 2017 for EUR 1,600; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 276 (lot 632) in April 2021 for EUR 900; weight 3.33 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Gemini I (lot 463) in January 2005 for USD 1,600; sold on Triton XIII (lot 376) in January 2010 for USD 1,400; weight 3.25 g [click for picture];

- sold on Hess Divo auction 314 (lot 1623) in May 2009 for CHF 1,600; sold on Maison Palombo auction 19 (lot 112) in December 2020 weight for CHF 2,200; 3.41 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG Triton XX (lot 855) in January 2017 for USD 1,000; weight 3.41 g; diameter 20 mm; weight 3.15 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik auction 10 (lot 2369) in October 2021 for CHF 1,200; weight 3.39 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-SALE 5 (lot 865) in February 2014 for GBP 950; sold on Leu Numismatik Web auction 18 (lot 3308) in December 2021 for CHF 1,000; weight 3.45 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Heritage Auctions np. 3010 (lot 20133) in August 2010 for USD 900; weight 3.15 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Heritage Auctions auction 3024 (lot 24914) in April 2013 for USD 1,250; sold on Rauch auction 103, session 1 (lot 508) in March 2017 for EUR 1,050; sold on Rauch auction 108 (lot 362) in June 2019 for EUR 1,000; weight 3.26 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 131 (lot 128) in May 2022 for CHF 1,300; weight 3.24 g [click for picture];

- from Tkalec auction, May 2010 (lot 447); weight 3.31 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 40 (lot 847) in May 2007 for CHF 2,600; weight 3.41 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Gemini IV (lot 505) in January 2008 for USD 1,650; weight 3.45 g [click for picture];

- sold on Via auction 1 (lot 84) in November 2021 for EUR 850; weight 3.27 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 135 (lot 936) in May 2007 for EUR 1,320; weight 3.38 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 269 (lot 1202) in March 2020 for EUR 850; weight 3.19 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski