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RIC VII, AQUILEIA 57, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA-[NTINVSA]VG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., helmeted, cuir.

REVERSE

VIR[TVS]-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX with captive std. on ground on either side. S in left field, F in right field. •AQ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to AQULEIA 57 except for m.m. without an officina letter. Note crude style and lettering. Apparently an ancient imitation, but quite unexpected because issue AQUILEIA 57-57A is very rare.

NOTES

Weight 3.7 g; diameter 17.0-18.2 mm. From the Charles Geddes Collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski