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RIC VI, TICINUM [before 115], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIINVICTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; bust of Sol r., radiate, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists similar unmarked issue only for Treveri [TREVERI 886-895] (p. 227). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 227. Note that distinction between coins of this type minted in Ticinum and Aquileia could be disputable. Coin should be listed before TICINUM 115.

See also:
AQUILEIA [before 130], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

NOTES

Weight 3.87 g; diameter 20-22.5 mm. From the J.G. Kiss Collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 210 (lot 291) in May 2009 for $115; weight 4.65 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in March 2009 for $14.50; weight 3.85 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Ben Bridgwater's collection [click for picture];

- specimen from: G. Gautier, "An Unpublished Nummus of Constantine I of the Mint of London", Numismatic Chronicle 1992 (Plate 36, no. 6) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski