7-404

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Z. 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 Є
CONSTANTINOPLE 135A, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Θ

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.16 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 114 (lot 823) in May 2003 for EUR 1,000.

Other specimens:

- from the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.85125); weight 2.34 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski