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RIC VI, TICINUM [before 115], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [MARTI CONSERVATORI], BUST TYPE C

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

MARTICONSERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Bust of Mars r., helmeted and cuirassed.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists similar unmarked issue only for Treveri [TREVERI 877-885] (p. 227). See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 227. Note that some of these specimens were probably minted in Aquileia. Issue should be listed in RIC before TICINUM 115.

See also:
TICINUM [before 115], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [MARTI CONSERVATORI], BUST TYPE B

NOTES

From Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG auction 84 (lot 1510) in May 2010 for $450; now in the Robert Bernobich Collection; weight 4.46 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 403 (lot 621) in August 2017 for $75; weight 4.34 g; diameter 21.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in January 2020 for EUR 21; weight 4.04 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 40 (lot 508) in October 2015 for EUR 450; weight 3.29 g [click for picture];

- from Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 40 (lot 509), September 2013 (note crude engraving, apparently an ancient imitation); weight 3.36 g [click for picture].

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Nikko (possibly an ancient imitation) [click for picture];

- from eBay (could be an ancient imitation) [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Genio popvli romani];

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 42 (lot 919) in January 2018 for GBP 70 (extensively tooled!; may be regarded as an ancient or a modern forgery); weight 3.86 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Savoca Numismatik 17th blue auction, session II (lot 1921) in March 2019 for EUR 46 (tooled; may be regarded as an ancient or a modern forgery); weight 3.39 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Savoca Numismatik 16th blue auction, session II (lot 1712) in February 2019 for EUR 20 (tooled; may be regarded as an ancient or a modern forgery); weight 3.62 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski