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SINCONA Auction 37  -  16.05.2017 09:00
The Placidia Collection: Coins of Eastern Rome and the Byzantine Empire

Lot 3
Solidus 392-395. Officina Z.
Obv. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust to r., with rosette diadem.
Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG Z Emperor standing to r., foot on captive, holding labarum and Victory on globus; in field, S - M; in exergue COMOB.
RIC IX 14c var. (Sirmium). RIC X 1. (`Sirmium´).
4.42 g. Very rare. About extremely fine.
Ex Auction Auctiones AG 15, Basel. 1985. Lot 833.
RIC IX knows only an issue from officina S for the type with pearl diadem. RIC X does noit list the rosette diadem issue.
Grierson/Mays p. 119-121 explain convincingly why the mint is Constantinopolis. S - M meaning Sacra Moneta.
; COINAGE OF THE EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE; ARCADIUS, 383-408; Mint of Constantinopolis
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