7-705

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 128, CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TIVSCAES [CONSTANTIVS CAES]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. CONSЄ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists only officina S (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.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.02 g. Coin sold on Stack's Coin Galleries July 2007 (lot 291) for USD 140.

Other specimens:

- sold on Savoca Numismatik 124th Silver Auction (lot 637) in January 2022 for EUR 150 (note dot in exergue; accidental or coin belongs to the earlier issue with two dots in m.m.); weight 2.48 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski