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RIC VII, SISCIA 49, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANT-INVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., spear across r. shoulder.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists for this type officina Α only [rarity R5] (p. 431). Not listed in Bikić-Do Hoard.

See also:
SISCIA 49, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β
SISCIA 49, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
SISCIA 49, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 3.43 g; diameter 18.60-18.85 mm. From author's collection. The portrait style is slightly 'barbarous', besides still Siscian. But note also a very good strike, proper weight and a neat lettering.

Other specimens:

- from Savoca Numismatik 14th blue auction, session II (lot 1250), December 2018; weight 2.51 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics for GBP 17.50; weight 2.76 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in May 2010 for $14.59; weight 2.7 g; diameter 17-18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2010 for $20.35 (missing star in m.m.; probably clogged die); weight 3.3 g; diameter 17-18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in September 2005 for $29; Victor Clark's collection; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- from Kevin Sandes' collection [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2010 for $17.71; weight 2.9 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in August 2010 for $24.16; weight 3.1 g; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2011 for $67.98; weight 3.7 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in November 2015 for GBP 12.05; weight 3.03 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski