6-025

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

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

Not listed in Gautier - Serdica.

See also:
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, OFFICINA Α [CONFIRMATION]
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
SERDICA 11a, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.37 g. Sold on Triton VIII (lot 1234) in January 2005 for $1,800.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in May for GBP 250; weight 3.11 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski