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RIC VII, SISCIA 61, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•], OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTAN-TINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED MINTMARK. Coin similar to SISCIA 61 except for the second dot before officina letter. The next issue with the same mintmark has shorter rev. legend VICT• instead of VICTORIAE. Listed as a separate issue in Bikić-Do Hoard (pp. 65, 72; Siscia no. 121; 1 specimen).

See also:
SISCIA 59, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•]
SISCIA 61, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•], OFFICINA A
SISCIA 62, LICINIUS I, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•], OFFICINA B
SISCIA 62, LICINIUS I, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•], OFFICINA Δ
SISCIA 65, CRISPUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•]
SISCIA 66, CRISPUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•]
SISCIA 66, CRISPUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS]
SISCIA 76, CRISPUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•]
SISCIA 79, LICINIUS II, UNLISTED MINTMARK [•ASIS•]

NOTES

Weight 2.70 g; diameter 20 mm. From Pecunem auction 4 (lot 391), June 2013.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in April 2006 for $31.78; ex Victor Clark; weight 2.50 g; diameter 19-20 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 3.34 g; diameter 19.5-20.8 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- from Bikić-Do Hoard (p. 72 and Plate XVI, no. 121); weight 3.23 g [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Arminius; weight 3.03 g; diameter 19-20 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2009 for $21.53; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2008 for $128.50; weight 2.76 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Mark Dunning; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- from Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 196, no. 37; weight 3.19 g; diameter 18.3-18.8 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski