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

  

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]. ЄSIS* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Licinius I and Licinius II (p. 441). Note that there is probably star in exergue. 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 B

NOTES

Weight 2.66 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics in May 2013 auction (lot 1636) for GBP 200.

Other specimens:

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by livingwater; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 21659); weight 2.10 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski