7-335

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 131, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVTI-EXERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; soldier, helmeted, stg. l., looking r., holding reversed, vertical spear, l. hand resting on shield. CONSΔ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists officinae A, B and IA (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

Light miliarense. Weight 3.71 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in November 2007 for USD 2,125. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski