7-1507

RIC VII, SISCIA [before 138], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

CONST-ANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., helmeted, cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX; captive std. on ground on either side. In left field chi-rho [probably with no religious connotation]. ΒSIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Licinius I and Licinius II (p. 441). Coin should be listed before SISCIA 138.

See also:
SISCIA [before 138], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A
SISCIA [before 138], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 3.01 g. From Bikić-Do Hoard (p. 77 and Plate XVII, no. 752).

Other specimens:

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 17. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (II)", Money Trend 2011, no. 10, p. 165, no. 9; weight 3.02 g; diameter 18.8-20.2 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski