7-940

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [after 181], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED MINTMARK

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTVSCON-STANTINICAES [VIRTVS CONSTANTINI CAES]; prince in military dress, trophy across l. shoulder, cloak flying forward, dragging captive by hair with the r. hand. SMNM in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED MINTMARK. RIC lists only m.m. SMNC (p. 632). Depeyrot 44/3. Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 181.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.19 g. Coin sold on Gemini VIII auction (lot 445) in April 2011 for $9,775.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG auction 72 (lot 1784) in June 2006 for $2,750; weight 4.46 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski