7-029

RIC VII, ANTIOCH [before 40], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [AOVENTVS AVGVSTI N]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

AOVENTVS-AVGVSTIN [AOVENTVS (sic!) AVGVSTI N]; emperor mounted l., cloak flying, raising r. hand, holding spear in l. hand. SMAN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists this type only for issue with SMAN* in exergue (p. 685). Note AOVENTVS in reverse legend, probably the only existing variant for this type. See: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 685.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.49 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin offered on CNG auction 61 (lot 2079); offered on CNG auction 83 (lot 1538) in May 2003; sold on Triton VII (lot 1049) in January 2004 for $4,500; sold on Triton XVI (lot 1157) in January 2013 for $22,000.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Triton I (lot 1695) in December 1997 for $3,000; sold on Rauch auction 90 (lot 924) in June 2012 for EUR 8,000; weight 4.42 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski