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RIC VII, SISCIA [after 53], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet, cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm (only small part visible) [H6].

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - H6. Not attested for this issue (p. 433). Coin should be listed after SISCIA 53.

See also:
SISCIA [after 59], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Α

NOTES

Weight 2.54 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2008 for $68; sold on VAuctions auction 233 (lot 107) in September 2009 for $77. Ex Victor Clark Collection.

Other specimens:

- from Beast Coins; weight 2.98 g; diameter 17-19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski