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RIC VII, THESSALONICA [before 59], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTA-NTINVSMAXAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet, cuir. [D6].

REVERSE

VICTORIA-AVGGNN [VICTORIA AVGG NN]; Victory advancing l., holding wreath, palm branch. •TS•Δ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - D6. RIC lists only short obv. legend [CONSTANTINVS AVG] and bust types B1 and G2 l. (p. 506). Note that obv. legend IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG is not attested for Thessalonica. Coin should be listed before THESSALONICA 59.

See also:
THESSALONICA [before 59], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [...MAX AVG] AND BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ
THESSALONICA [before 59], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [...P F AVG] AND BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ
THESSALONICA [before 59], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [...P F AVG] AND BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

From Ben Bridgwater's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in September 2008 for $123.60; sold on CGB auction in April 2009 for EUR 283; weight 3.88 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 3.20 g; diameter 17-18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski