7-2392

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE [before 5], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E4]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r. with plain diadem, looking upwards [E4].

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. CONS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E4. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 570). RIC lists for this type bust E5 (rosette-diadem). Cf. CONSTANTINOPLE 5. Coin should be listed before CONSTANTINOPLE 5.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.51 g. Coin sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 122 (lot 2273) in March 2003 for EUR 580.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by timka; weight 3.02 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski