7-1013

RIC VII, SIRMIUM [after 57], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBCAES [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

FELIXPROCESSVSCOS•III [FELIX PROCESSVS COS • III]; Prince in consular dress stg. l., globe in r. hand, short sceptre in l. SIRM in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Crispus (p. 476). Note that coins from Sirmium probably were used as a model for similar issue minted in Antioch (cf. p. 683-684). Note also dot in rev. legend (not mentioned in RIC). Coin should be listed after SIRMIUM 57.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.36 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Spink sale 1238 (lot 152) in April 2000 for GBP 2,530; sold on Heritage Auctions (lot 23657) in April 2014 for $9,987.50; sold on Künker auction 257 (lot 9101) in October 2014 for EUR 7000; offered on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 85 (lot 3105) in June 2015 for $4,000; sold on Rauch auction 98, session 1 (lot 669) in September 2015 for EUR 9,000; sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 91 (lot 2066) in June 2016 for $7,750.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski