7-2798

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 37, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY, MINT ERROR

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

CONSTANTINI-ANADAFNE [CONSTANTINIANA DAFNE]; Victory std. l. on cippus, palm branch in each hand, looking r.; trophy in front, at the foot of which kneeling captive turning head, spurned by Victory. Β in left field. CONS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to CONSTANTINOPLE 37 (Trau Collection, lot 3887; see also specimen from Dumbarton Oaks, 3.862 g) except for m.m. without star. Probably due to a clogged die. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 574-575.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3,077 g; diameter 19.7 mm. From the Münzkabinett der Universität Göttingen (no. AS-04251).


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