7-2229

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [before 142], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., pearl-diadem, cuir.

REVERSE

FELICITAS ROMANORVM [FELICITAS ROMANORVM]; Emperor stg. l., in military dress, under arch between two sons, each holding sceptre and globe. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue for Constantine II and Constantius II. See also: Lars Ramskold, Georges Gautier, "Constantine’s FELICITAS ROMANORVM donatives: dynastic propaganda and the first miliarense", Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 67, 2017. p. 47-48, 51. Coin should be listed before NICOMEDIA 142.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [after 141], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [FELICITAS ROMANORVM]

NOTES

Miliarense. Weight 4.34 g. Listed in Ramskold-Gautier (no. 41). From Gorny & Mosch auction 159 (lot 475), October 2007; sold on CNG Triton XXI (lot 859) in January 2018 for USD 8,500.

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 131 (lot 149) in May 2022 for CHF 4,500; weight 3.95 g; not listed in Ramskold-Gautier [click for picture];

- from Solidus Numismatik Premium-Auktion 13 (lot 366), March 2017; weight 4.52 g; diameter 25 mm; listed in Ramskold-Gautier (no. 39) [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 54 (lot 604) in June 2017 for EUR 1,700; weight 3.76 g; diameter 23 mm; listed in Ramskold-Gautier (no. 59) [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 55 (lot 669) in July 2017 for EUR 2,200; weight 3.86 g; diameter 23 mm; listed in Ramskold-Gautier (no. 60) [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik auction 1 (lot 377) in October 2017 for CHF 3,600; weight 4.34 g; diameter 24 mm; not listed in Ramskold-Gautier [click for picture];

- sold on Solidus Numismatik auction 70 (Live) (lot 262) in November 2020 for EUR 450; weight 3.28 g; diameter 22 mm; not listed in Ramskold-Gautier [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski