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RIC VII, THESSALONICA [after 144], CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); head r., laur.

REVERSE

CONSTAN/TINVS/AVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; rev. legend in three lines; wreath above. SMTS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to THESSALONICA 141 except for no officina letter in m.m. Probably separate issue. See also: Lars Ramskold, "Constantine's Vicennalia and the Death of Crispus", Niš and Byzantium XI, 2013. Coin should be listed after THESSALONICA 144.

See also:
THESSALONICA [after 144], CRISPUS, MINTMARK VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 2.57 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 243 (lot 488) in October 2010 for $800.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in December 2017 for EUR 356; weight 1.61 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture];

- from Ramskold's article cited above, p. 422; weight 2.58 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski