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 A, 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).

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:

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 74 (lot 1363) in August 2020 for GBP 110; weight 2.45 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on 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 USD 49; ex Beast Coins; weight 2.57 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for USD 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 USD 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