7-3352

RIC VII, CYZICUS 28, HELENA, GILDED Æ [IRREGULAR COIN]

   

OBVERSE

FLHELENA-AVGVSTA [FL HELENA AVGVSTA]; bust r., diademed, mantled, with necklace.

REVERSE

SECVRITAS-REIPVBLICAE [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]; Securitas stg. l., lowering branch, raising robe with l. hand (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 750). SMKΔ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

GILDED Æ. Specimen similar to CYZICUS 28 except for gilding. Apparently an anciet forgery (faked solidus?).

NOTES

Weight 3.12 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-SALE 90 (lot 1359) in November 2021 for GBP 190.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski