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

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANT-INVSAVG [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 2.92 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Obolos Webauction 14 (lot 583) in December 2019 for CHF 95.

Other specimens:

- offered on Pecunem auction 4 (lot 391), June 2013; sold on Savoca Numismatik 106th blue auction (lot 1409) in June 2021 for EUR 30; weight 2.70 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2008 for USD 128.50; weight 2.76 g; diameter 21 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 353 (lot 266684) in January 2020 for EUR 39; weight 2.86 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 3.34 g; diameter 19.5-20.8 mm [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Arminius; weight 3.03 g; diameter 19-20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2006 for USD 31.78; ex Victor Clark; weight 2.50 g; diameter 19-20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in December 2021 for USD 77; ex Beast Coins; weight 2.39 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

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

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

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Mark Dunning [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski