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RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 62, URBS ROMA, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

VRBS-ROMA [VRBS ROMA]; bust l., helmeted, wearing imperial cloak.

REVERSE

She-wolf stg. l., suckling twins; one star above. CONSΙΔ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Coin similar to CONSTANTINOPLE 62 from 11 (ΙΑ) officina except for letters in m.m. which looks like ΙΔ. But it is believed that at this time only 11 officinae worked in Constantinople mint. Probably an engraver's error. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88.

NOTES

Weight 2.28 g; diameter 19 mm. From eBay, October 2009.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski