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RIC VII, ROME 147, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA-NTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet (bowl-shaped helmet with a long crest), cuir.

REVERSE

ROMAEA-ETERNAE [ROMAE AETERNAE]; Roma std. r., shield in lap inscribed X/V. P in left field, R in right field. RS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - S. RIC lists for this type officinae P, T and Q (p. 314). Note unusual helmet: bowl-shaped with a long crest (cf. footnotes to ROMA 148, 167 and 190). For typology of Constantine's helmets on ROME 143-193 issue see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 438.

NOTES

Weight 3.17 g; diameter 19.5 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1954.18.79).

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in August 2011 for $23.45; weight 2.90 g; obv. legend break T-A [click for picture];

- from eBay, September 2010; weight 3.52 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break T-A [click for picture];

- from the Fitzwilliam Museum (object number: CM.BU.461-R); weight 2.62 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski