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RIC VI, ROMA 56, CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTIVSNOBCAE [CONSTANTIVS NOB CAE]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from front.

REVERSE

PRINC-IPIIV-VENTVT [PRINCIPI IVVENTVT]; prince stg. l. in military dress, r. holding standard, l. leaning on long sceptre.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Specimen similar to ROMA 56 [CORRECTION] except for CAE in obv. legend instead of CAES. Probably intentional. See also footnote 3 on p. 356 to specimen from Münzen und Medaillen, XIII, 219: "Obv. legend ends in CAE, not CAES". Listed in King (p. 420, no. 68A).

See also:
ROMA 57b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

NOTES

Fraction. Weight 1.74 g. Sold on Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 45 (lot 1819) in September 2018 for EUR 900.

Other specimens:

- from Leu Numismatik auction 86 (lot 979), May 2003; weight 2.16 g [click for picture];

- sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 44 (lot 590) in November 2018 for GBP 480; weight 1.43 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski