7-1139

RIC VII, ANTIOCH [before 46], 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 long sceptre in l. hand. SMAN• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists this type only for issue with SMAN* in exergue [ANTIOCH 48]. Note that emperor is holding long sceptre in l. hand instead of spear. Note also AOVENTVS in reverse legend, probably the only existing variant for this type. See: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 685.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.38 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in April 2011 for CHF 4,200; offered on Hirsch auction in May 2012 for EUR 4,500; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 106 Part II (lot 1706) in May 2018 for CHF 5,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski