7-025

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE [after 53], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [MAX TRIVMF AVG D N CONSTANTINVS], OFFICINA Ι

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r. with rosette-diadem.

REVERSE

In two vertical lines (from right to left): MAXTRIVMFAVG/DNCONSTANTINVS [MAX TRIVMF AVG D N CONSTANTINVS]; Roma, helmeted and dr., std. facing on throne, holding long sceptre in l. hand and globe in r. hand, feet on prow., shield to left. MCONSΙ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists only rare issue with Constantinople (Tyche of Constantinople) on rev. [CONSTANTINOPLE 53, p. 578]. Both variants were prepared to commemorate the dedication of Constantinople in 11 May 330. See: Lars Ramskold, Noel Lenski, "Constantinople's dedication medallions and the maintenance of civic traditions", Numismatische Zeitschrift 2012, no. 119, p. 31-58.

See also:
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, NO OFFICINA LETTER
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Θ
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ι
CONSTANTINOPLE 53, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA ΙΑ
CONSTANTINOPLE [after 53], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [D N CONSTANTINVS MAX TRIVMF AVG], OFFICINA S

NOTES

AR medallion. Weight 16.17 g (five-siliquae multiple); diameter 30 mm. Sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 33 (lot 597) in April 2006 for CHF 26,000. Shown in Ramskold-Lenski's article cited above, plate 3, no. 18.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski