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RIC VII, HERACLEA [after 72], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E5]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; head r. with rosette-diadem, looking upwards [E5].

REVERSE

DNCONSTANTINIMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; laurel wreath enclosing VOT/XXX. SMHΒ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E5. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 550). RIC lists similar type with plain diadem [HERACLEA 72]. According to RIC (see p. 538), diadem on this coin could be described as intermediate stage between subtypes (k) and (l) of rosette-diadem (double large pellets and round rosettes). Coin should be listed after HERACLEA 72.

NOTES

Weight 2.9 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2009 for $52.88.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski