7-167

RIC VII, SISCIA [after 145], LICINIUS II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

LICINIVS-IVNNOBC [LICINIVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

CAESARVMNOSTRORVM [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM]; around VOT/V in two lines in laurel wreath. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Crispus and Constantine II (p. 442). Note that some specimens with mintmark SIS may be regarded as an ancient imitations. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 145.

See also:
SISCIA [before 145], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER
SISCIA [before 145], LICINIUS I, UNLISTED FOR RULER
SISCIA [before 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [5a]
SISCIA [after 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [5c]
SISCIA [after 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE

NOTES

Weight 3.16 g; diameter 18-20 mm. Coin sold on eBay for $20.50. Ex Keith Metzer Collection. From Beast Coins.

Other specimens:

- sold on CGB auction in July 1999 for FF 650; weight 3.15 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- offered on eBay in May 2015; weight 2.67 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski