7-285

RIC VII, SIRMIUM [before 3], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1]

   

OBVERSE

DNCONSTANTINVSMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

SOLIINVICTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol rad., stg. r., chlamys spread, crowning Emperor in military dress, stg. r., holding transverse spear and globe. SIRM in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B1. RIC lists bust type B3 [laur., dr., cuir., seen from back] (p. 467). Coin should be listed before SIRMIUM 3.

NOTES

AV medallion of 1½ solidi. Weight 6.60 g. Coin sold on Triton I (lot 1692) in December 1997 for $19,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 24 (lot 276) in December 2002 for CHF 12,800.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski