7-2918

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA 141, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r. with plain diadem, looking upwards.

REVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. SMN• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. Bust type is marked E5 (head with rosette-diadem). However, RIC cites NICOMEDIA 141 after Hess auction (1932, lot 1538) and the specimen shown in auction catalogue on plate 19 has bust type E4 (head with plain diadem). Note that plain diadem is usually decorated with diagonal lines

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.24 g. Coin sold on Busso Peus auction 417 (lot 720) in November 2016 for EUR 2,800.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG eAuction 201 (lot 415) in December 2008 for $1,800; weight 2.96 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Gorny & Mosch auction 130 (lot 2352), March 2004; weight 2.79 g [click for picture];

- from Stack's Coin Galleries July 2007 (lot 299); weight 2.87 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 82 (lot 76) in February 2004 for $175; weight 3.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from CNG auction 49 (lot 1796), March 1999; weight 2.99 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski