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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 the attribution may be disputable as the distinction between Ticinum and Aquileia is not unambiguous. Coin 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:

- specimen 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];

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

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

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Nikko [click for picture];

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

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


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski