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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA [after 40], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C]

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTIVSNOBCAES [FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; head l., laur. [C].

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules stg facing, head l., r. leaning on club, l. holding apples and with lion's skin dropping from elbow. S in left field and P over Δ in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C. RIC lists for Constantius only bust type A (p. 666). Coin should be listed after ALEXANDRIA 40.

NOTES

Weight 10.76 g. Coin sold on The New York Sale XXIII (lot 233) in January 2010 for $170.

Other specimens:

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 9.58 g; diameter 26.1-27.0 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski