6-2223

RIC VI, TREVERI [before 137a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

CONST-[ANT]IVSNC [CONSTANTIVS N C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-AVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; infant Hercules kneeling facing, head l., strangling two serpents.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC. Not listed in Bastien. Listed in King as a quinarius from Trier (p. 408, no. 1). See also: Georges Gautier, "Un quinaire inédit de Constance césar de l'atelier de Trèves au type d'Héraclès enfant étranglant les serpents", BSFN 2005, no. 9-10, p. 201-203. Probably pre-reform. Could be listed in RIC before TREVERI 137a.

NOTES

Fraction. Weight 1.81 g. From Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 34 (lot 576), 2006.

Other specimens:

- from Gautier's paper cited above, p. 202, no. 3; weight 2.45 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski