7-1046

RIC VII, SISCIA [before 52], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IIIPCONSTNNTINVSPFVG [IIIP (sic!) CONSTNNTINVS (sic!) P F VG (sic!)]; bust r., laur. helmet, cuir.

REVERSE

IIICTOR-INEL-NETNP [IIICTORINE LNET NP (sic!)]; 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 53 but without officina letter. Good portrait style but extremely incorrect lettering suggests an illiterate engraver. Possibly an ancient imitation.

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 OR ENGRAVER'S ERROR

NOTES

Weight 3.10 g. Coin sold on eBay in August 2010 for $52.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski