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RIC VII, SIRMIUM [after 15], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

   

OBVERSE

DNCONSTANTINVSIVNNOBCAES [D N CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

FELICITASROMANORVM [FELICITAS ROMANORVM]; Emperor stg. l., in military dress, under arch between two sons, each holding sceptre and globe. SIRM in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Constantine I (p. 469). Note that similar AR issue was minted in Thessalonica [THESSALONICA 140A-140C, addenda p. 718] and a few years later in Nicomedia, known for Constantine I (incorrectly attributed as Heraclean issue), Constantine II and Constantius II [HERACLEA 105, p. 556, n. 105; NICOMEDIA 142-143, p. 623]. Coin should be listed after SIRMIUM 15.

See also:
SIRMIUM [after 15], CRISPUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

Light miliarense. Weight 3.26 g. Coin sold on Münzen & Medaillen auction 45 (lot 119) in June 2017 for EUR 1,100.

Other specimens:

- from LHS Numismatik auction 102 (lot 465), April 2008; weight 3.69 g [click for picture];

- sold on The New York Sale XXIII (lot 252) in January 2010 for $3,250; weight 3.53 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 59 (lot 1167) in April 2011 for CHF 14,000; weight 4.53 g (sic!) [click for picture];

- sold on LHS Numismatik auction 95 (lot 851) in October 2005 for CHF 5,200; weight 3.30 g [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik auction 91 (lot 694) in May 2004 for CHF 5,200; weight 3.45 g [click for picture];

- sold on Münzen & Medaillen auction 45 (lot 120) in June 2017 for EUR 650; sold on Kölner Münzkabinett Tyll Kroha auction 109 (lot 689) in November 2018 for EUR 925; weight 3.09 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski