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RIC VII, ROME 186, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA T

  

OBVERSE

CONST-ANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., high-crested helmet (bowl-shaped) with long crest, cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; open camp gate with four turrets, no doors; varying number of stone layers. P in left field, R in right field. RT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - T. RIC lists for this type only officina S (p. 316). Note unusual helmet: bowl-shaped with a long crest (cf. footnotes to ROMA 148, 167 and 190). For typology of Constantine's helmets from ROME 143-193 issue see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 438.

See also:
ROME 186, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA P
ROME 186, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Q

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in January 2017 for GBP 99.99.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics eSale 92 (lot 1058) in December 2021 for GBP 120 (also with long crest); weight 2.96 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- sold on Savoca Numismatik Live Online Auction 3 (lot 276) in June 2015 for EUR 90 (also with long crest); weight 3.29 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski