7-3365

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 126, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION], UNLISTED OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION], UNLISTED OFFICINA A. Misprint in RIC. Bust type is marked E8 (bust with rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.) instead of E5 (head with rosette-diadem, looking upwards). RIC lists for CONSTANTINOPLE 126 officinae B and Δ (p. 587). See also: Lars Ramskold, "The silver emissions of Constantine I from Constantinopolis, and the celebration of the millennium of Byzantion in 333/334 CE", Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 2016, vol. 68, pp. 145-198.

See also:
CONSTANTINOPLE 126, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA B
CONSTANTINOPLE 126, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 2.90 g. From Peus auction 384 (lot 781), November 2005.

Other specimens:

- sold on Jacquier auction 47 (lot 1586) in September 2019 for EUR 1,200; weight 2.72 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 276 (lot 468) in March 2012 for USD 750 (officina letter uncertain, could be Δ); weight 3.05 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski