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RIC VII, THESSALONICA 183, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. looking at one another, reversed spear in outer hand, inner hand on shield resting on ground; between them, two standards. •SMTSA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to THESSALONICA 183 except for dot in m.m. Could be accidental.

NOTES

Weight 3.07 g; diameter 16.85-18.95 mm. From author's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in December 2015 for $3.99 (note two additional dots on both sides of the second "S" in m.m.); weight 2.35 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski