Constantine I, 307 – 337. Aureus, Thessalonica circa 312-313, AV 5.53 g. CONSTANTI – NVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head r. Rev. IOVI CONSER – VATORI AVGG Jupiter standing l., chlamys over l. shoulder, holding Victory on globe and sceptre; at feet l., eagle holding wreath in its beak. In exergue, ·TS·B·. C –. Alföldi 235. RIC –. Depeyrot 7/1. Calicó 5173a.
Estimate: 20'000 CHF
Starting price: 16'000 CHF
Price realized: 31'000 CHF
Rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc
Sold by Anton Tkalec AG, Zürich, auction 24 October 2003, lot 414.
Sold by Numismatica Genevensis SA, Geneva, auction 4, 11 December 2006, lot 265.