7-989

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 127A, CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OFFICINA IA

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TIVSCAESAR [CONSTANTIVS CAESAR]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. CONSIA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - IA. RIC lists this issue in "Addenda and Corrigenda" (p. 719), but only officina I is attested (rev. legend break N-T-I). 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.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 2.87 g. Coin from Numismatica Ars Classica auction 10 in April 1997.

Other specimens:

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 216 (lot 3277) in October 2013 for EUR 255; sold on VCoins (Roy's Coins & Collectibles) for USD 895; officina letter uncertain; weight 2.74 g; diameter 20 mm; rev. legend break I-V [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski