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RIC VII, ROME [after 43], LICINIUS I, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

  

OBVERSE

LICIN-IVSAVG [LICINIVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/X over altar. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Depeyrot 18/3. Specimen from the issue dated to 315 and minted probably for Constantine's decennalia celebrated in Rome. Published in Cohen, vol. VII, p. 206, no. 175. Should be listed after ROME 43.

See also:
ROME [after 43], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.15 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. R.138).

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in October 2008 for $5,197; weight 4.48 g [click for picture];

- from Lars Ramskold's collection; weight 4.597 g [click for picture];

- offered on Hess-Leu auction in March 1961; weight 4.25 g [click for picture];

- from: Patrick Bruun, "The bellum Cibalense of AD 316", [in:] Essays in Honour of Robert Carson and Kenneth Jenkins, Spink, London 1993, plate XLII, no. 8 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski