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RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 148, HANNIBALLIANUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA T [FORGERY]

  

OBVERSE

FLHANNIBALLIANOREGI [FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI]; bust r., head bare, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

SEC-VRITASPVBLICA [SECVRITAS PVBLICA]; Euphrates std. r. on ground, lenaning on sceptre, urn at his side, reed in background. CONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - T. RIC lists for CONSTANTINOPLE 148 [Agora Auction 53, lot 232, 1.39 g, 17.8 mm] only officina ς. But note that this coin is a modern forgery. Additionally, officina T is improbable for Constantinople because this mint used Greek letters at this time.

NOTES

From Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski