7-1668

RIC VII, ROME, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [VOTA PVBLICA] (Festival of Isis)

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VOTAP-VBLICA [VOTA PVBLICA]; Isis std. l., holding sistrum in raised r. hand and situla in l. hand [type Ca in Vagi, p. 567].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen belongs to the Festival of Isis coins, first struck by Diocletian and continued until the 380s (for more information see: Vagi, pp. 566-576). Very rare. Type listed in Vagi (no. 3437), but neither obv. legend, nor bust type is specified.

NOTES

Weight 1.78 g. Coin sold on Harlan J. Berk auction in May 2014 for $850.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski