6-617

RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 285], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTPERPCONSTANTINI AVG [VIRT PERP CONSTANTINI AVG]; Virtus stg. l. in military dress, r. holding Victory on globe, l. transverse spear and shield; seated captive to l. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. RIC lists bust draped only. But note that the distinction between these two types ('bust draped, seen from rear' and 'bust draped and cuirassed, seen from rear') is sometimes very hard to make. Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 285.

NOTES

From Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 101 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski