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RIC VII, THESSALONICA [before 6], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]

   

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., rad., dr., cuir., seen from back.

REVERSE

SECVRITASREIPVBLI-CAE [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]; Securitas in long robe stg. l., holding transverse spear, offerin turreted Respublica Victory on globe. Two lions (?) over SMTS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to TRIER 2 (p. 162) but minted in Thessalonica. Should be listed before THESSALONICA 6.

NOTES

AV medallion of 1½ solidi. Weight 6.62 g; diameter 22.5 mm. Coin sold on Tkalec Auction May 2009 (lot 204) for CHF 20,000; sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 2 (lot 166) in September 2013 for GBP 14,500.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski