7-048

RIC VII, ALEXANDRIA [before 54], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE, OFFICINA I

   

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; camp gate with two turrets, no doors, varying number of stone layers; star above. Wreath in left field, II in right field. SMAL• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE. RIC list this type of obverse (legend 1a and bust B1) only for the first part of this issue (ALEXANDRIA 49, p. 710), with no dot after SMAL in exergue. Also LRBC omits this obverse for Constantine (p. 32). Coin should be listed before ALEXANDRIA 54.

See also:
ALEXANDRIA 54, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE, OFFICINA II

NOTES

Weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2013 for EUR 53. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- from the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.11622); weight 3.51 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2018 for GBP 41; weight 3.35 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2017 for EUR 67; weight 3.04 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2019 for EUR 33.50; weight 3.47 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Guy Braun's collection; weight 2.96 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Room Auction (lot 465) in March 2017 for EUR 120; ex Dattari [click for picture];

- sold on VCoins (Zurqieh) for $50; weight 2.55 g; diameter 19 [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 3.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from Nemesis site; weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2012 for GBP 6.50; weight 3.1 g; diameter 18.5 mm [click for picture];

- from Paweł Kubiczek's collection; weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski