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RIC VI, SISCIA [after 209], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. Crescent in left field, Γ in right field. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Specimen similar to SISCIA 209 but with shorter obv. legend which is not attested for this issue and for the whole Group III (p. 479). General note from p. 452: "With officinae doubled in nunber a much larger and more common production was made of Genio Augusti, now showing Maximinus and Constantine as Augusti". Coin should be listed after SISCIA 209.

NOTES

Weight 5.70 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on eBay in October 2007 for $42.78.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski