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 mounted, preceded by Victory holding wreath, branch. SMNΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. RIC lists this type with m.m. SMN (p. 626; NICOMEDIA 160). Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 160.

See also:
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