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RIC VII, TRIER [after 105], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol rad., stg. l., head facing, raising r. hand, globe in l., turned out, chlamys across l. shoulder. T in left field, F in right field. BTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE. Specimen similar to TRIER 105 except for Sol with head facing. Note that the picture of rev. of this very type (also from officina B) is shown in Vagi (vol. II, p. 74). Coin should be listed after TRIER 105.

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in August 2008 for GBP 120. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Hess-Divo auction 314 (lot 1626) in May 2009 for CHF 450 (the same rev. die) [click for picture];

- specimen from CNG auction XXVIII (lot 310), December 1993 (different rev. die); weight 2.93 g [click for picture];

- specimen from: Huvelin, H., Brenot, C., Callu, J.P., "Trouvaille constantinienne au cabinet des médailles de Lausanne", Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau 1978, no. 57, p. 197, no. 535 and picture 535 on plate 57 (the same rev. die); weight 3.58 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski