6-2114

RIC VI, TICINUM 7, CONSTANTIUS, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

FLAVALCONSTANTIVSNOBCAES [FLA VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDENTIA-DEORVM [PROVIDENTIA DEORVM]; Providentia seated l., r. pointing at globe with short baton, l. leaning on sceptre.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. Obv. legend is: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES and should be: FLA VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES. Also bust type (C) is erroneously described as "R., laur., dr." (p. 279) and should be: R., laur., dr., cuir. The traces of cuirass are clearly visible, especially near the neck, on the example from the British Museum which is cited in RIC.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.46 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1925,0404.5).

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 24 (lot 249) in December 2002 for CHF 7,500; weight 5.45 g; the same obv. die and different rev. die [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski