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

  

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. RQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Q. 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 P

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in June 2013 for $143.50. Ex Rick Morton Collection.

Other specimens:

- sold om Künker auction 318, session II (lot 1888) in March 2019 for EUR 180; weight 2.81 g; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2009 for $207.50 [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2012 for $152.36; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski