7-482

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [after 1], CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VOTISV-MVLTISX [VOTIS V MVLTIS X]; Victory stg. r., holding shield with VOT/X/MVL/XX on cippus. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. RIC lists two similar coins: NICOMEDIA 1 and NICOMEDIA 9. The former has different inscription on shield [VI/CTO/RIA/AVG] (p. 599). The latter has different rev. legend [VICTORIAE AVGG NN] (p. 600). Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 1.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.27 g. Coin sold on Stack's Vermeule, Ward, and Mexico Maxico Collections (lot 405) in January 2010 for $13,000; sold on Stack's Bower Galleriees (lot 21637) in August 2011 for $11,210.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski