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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 240], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B].

REVERSE

MARTIPATRICONSERVATORI [MARTI PATRI CONSERVATORI]; Mars stg. r., in military dress, r. leaning on reversed spear, l. on shield. N in left field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B. Not attested for obv. legend 3a (p. 260). Listed in Bastien Lyon I (p. 233, no. 457). Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 240.

NOTES

Weight 5.50 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2008 for $87.73. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate L, no. 457a; weight 6.67 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate L, no. 457b; weight 6.74 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate LI, no. 457c; weight 6.28 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski