7-1711

RIC VII, ANTIOCH [after 52], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B2]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r., laur., looking upwards [B2].

REVERSE

CONSTAN/TINVS/AVG in three lines; wreath above. SMANTΖ in exergue (officina letter uncertain).

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B2. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 686-687). RIC lists bust type B1 (see ANTIOCH 57). But note very light weight. Coin may be regarded as an ancient imitation. Otherwise, should be listed after ANTIOCH 52.

NOTES

Weight 1.37 g. Coin sold on Naville Numismatics auction in July 2014 for GBP 45.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski