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RIC VII, HERACLEA 116, CONSTANTINE I, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

CONSANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSANTINVS (sic!) MAX AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. looking at one another, holding spear and resting hand on shield set on ground; between them, two standards. •SMHΑ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to HERACLEA 116 except for "CONSANTINVS" in obv. legend instead of "CONSTANTINVS". Obviously an engraver's error.

NOTES

Weight 2.7 g; diameter 19 mm. Offered on eBay in June 2014 for $235.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski