7-2619

RIC VII, ANTIOCH 86, CONSTANTINE I, DOUBLE FOLLIS (?)

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers stg. facing one another, each holding reversed spear and resting hand on shield set on ground; between them, two standards. SMANA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

DOUBLE FOLLIS (?). The average weight of this type is c. 2.50 g but also very light specimens are known. See ANTIOCH 86 from CGB (1.98 g), ANTIOCH 86 from CNG (1.88 g) and ANTIOCH 86 from eBay (1.74 g). Specimen in question has 5.05 g. Possibly a mint error.

NOTES

Weight 5.05 g. Sold on eBay in April 2018 for EUR 55.88.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski