CONSTANTINE I GOLD SOLIDUS – RARE ISSUE FROM SIRMIUM WITH VICTORY INSCRIBING SHIELD – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 17677)
ROMAN EMPIRE. CONSTANTINE I, AD 307-337.
Gold solidus, 4.44 g, 20 mm. Issue of Sirmium, ca. AD 320.
Obv. CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate head right.
Rev. VICTORIA AVGG ET CAESS NN, Victoria seated right on cuirass, holding shield on which she inscribes VOT XX, trophy with captive below at right.
RIC VII, 10.
Ex Dr. Albrecht Ullrich and previously from Gorny & Mosch 50, 9/24/1990, lot 704 and Peus 271, 11/25/1969, lot 409.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “marks”, an exceedingly rare type with only one other specimen on CoinArchives (NGSA 8, 2014, lot 136, hammer 24,000 CHF).