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RIC VII, ARLES 51, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand.

REVERSE

VTI[LITA]-SP-VBLICA [VTILITAS PVBLICA]; soldier holding Victory on globe receiving Utilitas stg. on prow, holding cornucopiae and scales. PARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - P. RIC lists only officina T (p. 238). Listed in Ferrando (p. 99, no. 333; note that officina T is not attested).

NOTES

Weight 2.03 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 233 (lot 433) in May 2010 for $330.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction III (lot 547) in March 2012 for GBP 1,900; weight 2.49 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 97 (lot 722) in September 2014 for $260; weight 1.48 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 26258); rev. legend breaks S-PV-B [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod].

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 51297) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski