6-1201

RIC VI, TICINUM [after 132], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear [E].

REVERSE

SOLIINVI-C-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. r., head l., chlamys over l. shoulder and hanging behind, r. raised, l. holding up globe. PT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E. Not attested for obv. legend 1a (p. 298). General note about this issue from p. 278: "The rest of aes is devoted to four varieties of Soli Invicto Comiti, with coins ranging from rare to common. Constantine claims seven varieties in all, Maximinus four, and Licinius two". Coin should be listed after TICINUM 132.

NOTES

Weight 3.88 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin offered on Roma Numismatics auction in November 2013 for GBP 60.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Steve Santore's collection [click for picture];

- specimen from: Huvelin, H., Brenot, C., Callu, J.P., "Trouvaille constantinienne au cabinet des médailles de Lausanne", Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau 1978, no. 57, p. 204, no. 635 and picture 635 on plate 58; weight 3.71 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski