6-1656

RIC VI, THESSALONICA [after 61b], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAVGVSTVS [CONSTANTINVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONSER-VATORIAVGG [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG]; 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. •TS•B• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Probably minted in 313. For obv. legend cf. THESSALONICA 44c and 45 (p. 517). For m.m. cf. THESSALONICA 57-61b (p. 519) and RIC VII THESSALONICA 1-5 (p. 498-499). Coin should be listed after THESSALONICA 61b or in RIC VII before THESSALONICA 1.

See also:
THESSALONICA [after 61b], LICINIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.53 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 99 (lot 50) in May 2017 for CHF 31,000.

Other specimens:

- from CNG auction 51 (lot 1451), September 1999; weight 5.39 g; rev. legend break E-R [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski