7-1576

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [after 100], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND OBVERSE LEGEND [1½ solidi]

  

OBVERSE

DNCONSTANTINVSAVG [D N CONSTANTINVS AVG] [1c]; head r. with plain diadem, looking upwards [E4].

REVERSE

EQVIS[R]OMANVS [EQVIS ROMANVS]; emperor mounted r., raising r. hand. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E4] AND OBVERSE LEGEND [1c]. RIC lists for this type only bust B4 and obv. legend 1a (p. 616; see example of NICOMEDIA 100; NAC 41, lot 144, 6.56 g, 25 mm). Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 100.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [after 100], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND OBVERSE LEGEND [1¼ solidi]

NOTES

AV medallion of 1½ solidi. Weight 6.57 g. Coin sold on Aurea Numismatika auction 53 (lot 2888) in December 2013 for $5,950.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski