7-3429

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE [before 87], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [FELICITAS PERPETVA AVG ET CAESS NN]

   

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

FELICITA-SPERPETVAAVGE-TCAESSNN [FELICITAS PERPETVA AVG ET CAESS NN]; Emperor nimbate std. facing on throne to front of platform, leaning on sceptre; on each side, prince in military dress, holding spear and shield. CONS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not atestef for Constantinople but cf. NICOMEDIA 173 (p. 631). Coin should be listed before CONSTANTINOPLE 87.

NOTES

AV medallion of 9 solidi. Weight 41.88 g (including loop mount); diameter 48.8 mm. Sold on Bonhams auction in September 2015 (lot 44) for USD 198,900.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski