7-034

RIC VII, HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate with three turrets, no doors. Star in the middle field (over camp gate). •SMHЄ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists for this type only officinae Α, Γ and Δ (p. 550).

Warning! A deceptive forgery of this type exists which is believed to come from the infamous Lipanoff Studio (see example). Note that some of the specimens featured below may also be forgeries.

See also:
HERACLEA 67, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

NOTES

Weight 3.43 g; diameter 19 mm. From FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by moonmoth.

Other specimens:

- Inasta auction 74 (lot 1303) in July 2018 for RUR 25; weight 2.98 g [click for picture];

- from Ancient Imports, November 2009; ex Victor Failmezger; weight 3.4 g; diameter 20.01 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions auction 256 (lot 99) in December 2010 for $49; ex Beast Coins; weight 2.57 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $50; weight 2.9 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in May 2012 for EUR 6.80; weight 3.48 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2012 for EUR 18.27; weight 3.82 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 17. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (II)", Money Trend 2011, no. 10, p. 167, no. 16; weight 3.41 g; diameter 17.8-18.8 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2008 for $15.86 [click for picture];

- from CGB (questionable); weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB site in May 2014 for EUR 34 (questionable); weight 2.85 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski