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RIC VII, ROME 166, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; open camp gate with three turrets, no doors; varying number of stone layers. P in left field, R in right field. RP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - P. RIC lists for this type officinae T and Q (p. 315). 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.

See also:
ROME 166, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA S

NOTES

Weight 3.05 g; diameter 19 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.7162).

Other specimens:

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 61787); weight 3.20 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break T-A [click for picture].

- sold on eBay in November 2010 for $111.50; weight 3.38 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break T-A [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski