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RIC VII, LYONS 246, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, REVERSE VARIETY, OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]; bust l., laur. helmet, wearing imperial cloak, reversed spear.

REVERSE

Victory stg. l. on prow, holding spear and shield seen from side. •PLG in exergue.

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REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LYONS 246 except for Victory's Macedonian shield seen from side instead of usual shield seen from front. One example illustrated in Bastien Lyon (318-337) (plate XVI, no. 233d) but variety not noticed.

See also:
LYONS 246, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, REVERSE VARIETY, OFFICINA S
ARLES 374, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, REVERSE VARIETY, OFFICINA P
ARLES 374, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, REVERSE VARIETY, OFFICINA S

NOTES

Weight 2.41 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Monnaies d'Antan auction 10 (lot 144) in November 2011 for EUR 80.

Other specimens (listing is limited to 25 examples due to the commonness of this type):

- from VCoins (NumisCorner) [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Elagabalus];

- from Roma Numismatics eSale 34 (lot 379), February 2017; weight 2.61 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from Savoca Numismatik 10th blue auction (lot 1937), September 2018; weight 2.66 g; 16 mm [click for picture];

- from the collection of Goethe-Universitšt, Frankfurt am Main (inventory no. M56); weight 2.55 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in October 2023 for GBP 27.78; Grassmoor Hoard; weight 2.54 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Tradart sale 21 (lot 201) in Faberuary 2018 for EUR 400; weight 2.54 g [click for picture];

- from www.thehistoryblog.com [click for picture];

- from www.ancientresource.com; weight 3.17 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 2.342 g; diameter 18.0 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2017 for EUR 17; weight 2.90 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture];

- from the collection of Charley974; weight 2.49 g; diameter 15,86-17,20 mm mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in January 2013 for EUR 23.50 [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2015 for GBP 7.50; weight 2.19 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in May 2015 for GBP 9.50; weight 2.72 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2015 for GBP 4.75; weight 3.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2014 for GBP 6.05; weight 2.89 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture];

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; ; weight 1.83 g; diameter 14.6-15.6 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2012 for GBP 8.06; weight 2.27 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 94 (lot 48865) in February 2015 for EUR 18; weight 2.61 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 35 (lot 12986) in December 2013 for EUR 21; weight 1.77 g; diameter 17.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in May 2013 for GBP 4.70; weight 2.69 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2013 for GBP 23 [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 226 (lot 149912) in August 2017 for EUR 35; weight 2.82 g; diameter 16.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2018 for EUR 7.50; weight 2.29 g; diameter 13.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in October 2015 for EUR 15; weight 2.13 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture].


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