7-419

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [after 160], CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [SMNΓ]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

ADV-EN-TVSAVGN [ADVENTVS AVG N]; Emperor on horseback l., head facing, r. raising, l. holding reins; preceded by Victory advancing l., head turned r., holding palm and wreath. SMNΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. RIC lists this type with m.m. SMN. Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 160.

See also:
NICOMEDIA 160, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION]
NICOMEDIA [after 160], CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [SMNM]

NOTES

AV medallion of 1½ solidi. Weight 6.68 g; diameter 26 mm. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 31 (lot 149) in October 2005 for CHF 18,000; sold on Heritage Auctions sale 3071 (lot 32261) in January 2019 for $70,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski