6-1291

RIC VI, THESSALONICA [after 54], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [C].

REVERSE

IOVICONSERVATORIAVGGNN [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN]; Jupiter stg. facing, head l., chlamys hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding Victory on globe, l. leaning on sceptre; eagle with wreath in beak at feet to l. Є in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C. Not attested for obv. legend 3a (p. 518). Note that this is not an error in RIC and THESSALONICA 52b (ANS 1944.100.3723, 3.53 g, 23.5 mm) with bust type A also exists. Coin should be listed after THESSALONICA 54.

NOTES

Weight 4.04 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin .

Other specimens:

- sold on Münz Zentrum Rheinland auction in December 2013 for EUR 81; weight 4.04 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Mail Auction (lot 3518) in March 2017 for EUR 60; ex Dattari [click for picture];

- sold on London Ancient Coins Guttus Auction 18 (lot 340) in April 2016 for GBP 60; weight 3.38 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].

- from: Patrick Bruun, "The bellum Cibalense of AD 316", [in:] Essays in Honour of Robert Carson and Kenneth Jenkins, Spink, London 1993, plate XLII, no. 6 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski