6-1919

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

  

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, A in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

BUST TYPE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LUGDUNUM 171a with bust type 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).

See also:
LUGDUNUM 171a, CONSTANTIUS, BUST TYPE VARIETY [MM var.], OFFICINA B

NOTES

Weight 8.70 g. Coin sold on ALDE & OGN Public Auction (lot 106) in June 2018 for EUR 450.

Other specimens:

- sold on The New York Sale XIV (lot 415) in January 2007 for $400; sold on CNG eAuction 473 (lot 354) in July 2020 for $475; weight 10.16 g; diameter 27 mm; rev. legend break O-P [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski