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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 CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 227. Note that distinction between coins of this type minted in Ticinum and Aquileia is based on style and could be disputable. Coin should be listed before TICINUM 115.

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

NOTES

Weight 4.65 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 210 (lot 291) in May 2009 for $115.

Other specimens:

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

- specimen from: Pierre Bastien, "Folles sans marque émis par Constantin en Italie", Schweizer Münzblätter 1974, no. 93, plate on p. 7, no. 4; 4.88 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 3 (lot 1062) in February 2018 for CHF 140; sold on Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 44 (lot 408) in September 2018 for EUR 380; weight 4.08 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from CGB Monnaies 61 (lot 252), June 2014; weight 3.96 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the J.G. Kiss Collection; weight 3.87 g; diameter 20-22.5 mm [click for picture];

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


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski