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RIC VII, ROME [after 377], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E6]

   

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E6. Not attested for Constantine I (p. 343). But note that ROME 377 actually shows Constantine II as Augustus and this is the only type from this issue minted for Constantine I. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 343. Coin should be listed after ROME 377.

NOTES

Siliqua. Weight 3.30 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Numismatik Naumann Pecunem auction 9 (lot 778) in November 2013 for EUR 3,250.

Other specimens:

- sold on Helios Numismatik auction 7 (lot 144) in December 2011 for EUR 5,000; weight 3.68 g [click for picture].

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 51 (lot 428) in March 2009 for CHF 1,600; weight 3.07 g [click for picture].

- sold on The New York Sale XX (lot 454) in January 2009 for $1,100; weight 3.23 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski