7-095

RIC VII, ROME 185, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; open camp gate with four 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 only officinae S and T (p. 316). 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 185, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Q

NOTES

Weight 2.76 g; diameter 18 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions auction 254 (lot 108) in October 2010 for $87.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in June 2018 for EUR 21.50 (officina letter uncertain); weight 2.88 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski