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RIC VII, ROME [before 18], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [MARTI PACIFERO]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

MARTIP-ACIFERO [MARTI PACIFERO]; Mars, helmeted, in military dress, lunging l., r. holding olive branch, l. reversed spear and shield. R in left field, F in right field. R*Q in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Reverse quite similar to RIC VI LONDINIUM 94 [MARTI PACIF] minted in 307 for Constantine as caesar. Obverse style is apparently Roman. Also mark fits the issue ROME 18-26 in which appeared the last Marti Conservatori type minted in Rome. Coin should be listed before ROME 18.

NOTES

Weight 2.96 g; diameter 20 mm. From Nicola Tammaro's collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2007 for $307.23 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski