7-1301

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 135A, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSCAESAR [CONSTANTINVS CAESAR]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. C•Є in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists this issue in "Addenda and Corrigenda" (p. 719), but only officina Γ is attested (rev. legend break I-N). 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 135A, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Z
CONSTANTINOPLE 135A, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Θ

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.22 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 64 (lot 1314) in May 2012 for CHF 1,500.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XVIII (lot 1235) in September 2019 for GBP 1,700; weight 3.22 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-sale 22 (lot 743) in November 2015 for GBP 90 (officina letter uncertain); weight 3.07 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski