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RIC VII, SISCIA [before 227], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

   

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBCAES [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI-IVVE-NTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince stg. l., in military dress, holding vexillum and vertical sceptre; to r., two standards. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Specimen similar to SISCIA 227 (NAC 34, lot 213; 4.30 g; 22 mm) except for longer obv. legend, ended in ...NOB CAES instead of ...NOB C. Coin should be listed before SISCIA 227.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.47 g. Coin sold on Tkalec Auction February 2002 (lot 251) for CHF 7,800; sold on Numismatica Genevensis auction 4 (lot 268) in December 2006 for CHF 16,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 78 (lot 1169) in May 2014 for CHF 8,000; offered on Roma Numismatics aution XIII (lot 933) in March 2017; weight 4.56 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski