7-1656

RIC VII, SISCIA 126, CONSTANTINE II, MINTMARK VARIETY, OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

CON-STANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, mappa (?) in l. hand.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/X, captive std. on ground on either side. S in left field, F over ligature HL in right field. ΒSIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to SISCIA 126 or SISCIA 133 except for absence of star (or star over crescent) in m.m. It could be an unlisted issue or an engraver's error or blocked die. Further investigations needed. For bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 89-90.

See also:
SISCIA 126, CONSTANTINE II, MINTMARK VARIETY, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 3.10 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions auction in February 2009 for $67.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski