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RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 126, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION], OFFICINA Δ. 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], UNLISTED OFFICINA A
CONSTANTINOPLE 126, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA B

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 2.98 g. From Berk 189th Buy or Bid Sale (lot 287), March 2014.

Other specimens:

- from Gorny & Mosch auction 175 (lot 288), March 2009; weight 3.11 g [click for picture];

- from Peus auction 392 (lot 4593), May 2007; weight 3.17 g [click for picture];

- sold on Helios Numismatik auction 7 (lot 942) in December 2011 for EUR 700; sold on Aureo & Calicó auction 379 (lot 1192) in December 2021 for EUR 1,400; weight 2.77 g (officina letter uncertain, could be "A") [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski