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RIC VII, SISCIA [before 52], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE OR ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet, cuir.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]; two Victories stg. facing one another, together holding shield inscribed VOT/PR on altar of varying design. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to SISCIA 54 but without officina letter. It could be an engraver's error, an ancient imitation with error or umlisted issue because Siscia used simple SIS mintmark also for Æ coins (cf. SISCIA 41-43). Coin should be listed before SISCIA 52.

See also:
SISCIA [before 31], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE OR ENGRAVER'S ERROR
SISCIA [before 52], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE OR ENGRAVER'S ERROR
SISCIA [before 52], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 3.26 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in April 2018 for EUR 73.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in August 2010 for $13.87; weight 2.40 g; diameter 17-18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski