7-3361

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 131A, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. M in left field. CONSB in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - B. RIC lists for this type only officina A (in "Addenda and Corrigenda", p. 719). Officina letter uncertain, could be distorted "A". "M" in left field obliterated, only outline slightly visible. For detailed discussion of this issue see: 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 131A, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
CONSTANTINOPLE 131A, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA H
CONSTANTINOPLE 131A, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA IA

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 2.94 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on CGB Live Auction June 2017 (lot 431465) for EUR 570.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski