6-756

RIC VI, LUGDUNUM 171a, CONSTANTIUS, BUST TYPE VARIETY [MM var.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTIVSNOBC [CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., sceptre over r. shoulder, studded shield on l. arm [MM var.].

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. Altar in left field, B in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

BUST TYPE VARIETY. Bust type similar to MM except for laureate helmet. Note that for this issue RIC does not distinguish plain helmet from laureate helmet or radiate helmet. However, this difference is mentioned in footnotes (cf. footnote 6 and 12 on p. 250 or footnote 3 on p. 251). Note also shield studded instead of plain (cf. footnote 11 on p. 252).

NOTES

Weight 11.01 g; diameter 27.5 mm. Coin sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in October 2006 for EUR 600.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski