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RIC VII, HERACLEA [after 145], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E5]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r. with rosette-diadem, looking upwards [E5].

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. SMH in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E5. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 560). Note that this coin could be minted after the death of Constantine I for Constantine II. However, RIC VIII list this type only for Constantius II and Constans (cf. HERACLEA 11-12 on p. 430-431). Coin should be listed after HERACLEA 145.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 2.81 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 297 (lot 478) in February 2013 for USD 407; sold on Heritage Auctions auction 231922 (lot 65129) in May 2019 for USD 228.

Other specimens:

- sold on Solidus auction 82 (lot 1423) in June 2021 for EUR 160; weight 2.78 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 64 (lot 1207) in September 2003 for USD 650; weight 2.85 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski