7-049

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

   

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 I

NOTES

From author's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on Emporium Hamburg Alpha Auction No. 1 (lot 496) in December 2018 for EUR 30; weight 3.26 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2018 for GBP 59; weight 3.30 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2017 for EUR 105; sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $165; weight 3.17 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 13402) [click for picture];

- from Beast Coins [click for picture];


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski