6-027

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. 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".

Listed in Gautier - Serdica (p. 108, no. 21).

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

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.10 g; diameter 20 mm. Sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 236 (lot 500) in March 2016 for EUR 1,200; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 261 (lot 849) in March 2019 for EUR 1,300.

Other specimens:

- sold on Rauch auction 75 (lot 853) in May 2005 for EUR 1,100; offered on eBay in January 2013 for $1,250; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 92, part II (lot 2452) in May 2016 for CHF 800; sold on Harlan J. Berk The Buy or Bid Sale 199 (lot 371) in September 2016; weight 3.35 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 85 (lot 1187) in September 2010 for $1,200; offered on Heritage Auctions (lot 23380) in September 2011; sold on Heritage Auctions (lot 23431) in September 2013 for $800; weight 3.40 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 100 (lot 623) in May 2017 for CHF 1,200; weight 3.34 g [click for picture];

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 179 (lot 744) in October 2011 for EUR 1,100; weight 3.52 g [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions 252 (lot 110) in September 2010 for $1,052; weight 3.39 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Freeman & Sear Manhattan Sale III (lot 217) in January 2012 for $1,310; sold on Heritage Auctions (lot 23430) in September 2013 for $1,000; weight 3.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Freeman & Sear auction in November 2004 for $3,000; sold on Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 14 (lot 489) in June 2007 for $1,320; weight 3.15 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG Mail Bid Sale 69 (lot 1739) in June 2005 for $1,850; weight 3.38 g [click for picture];

- from Gautier - Serdica (plate X, no. 21); weight 3.14 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski