6-833

RIC VI, TREVERI [after 340], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [S], OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTIVSNC [FL VAL CONSTANTIVS N C]; bust l., laur., cuir., r. holding spear over shoulder, l. shield [S].

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. B in left field, star in right field. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - S. Not attested for obv. legend 3f (p. 188). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 184. Coin should be listed after TREVERI 340.

See also:
TREVERI [after 340], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA A

NOTES

Weight 9.94 g; diameter 26 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics e-sale 13 (lot 504) in November 2014 for GBP 60.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 9.64 g; diameter 24.4-28.8 mm [click for picture; the coin is in a poor condition, but note that the tip of a spear is clearly visible];

- specimen offered on eBay in June 2010 for $340 (attribution uncertain; could be TREVERI 341 ["r. holding sceptre"]); weight 9.81 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski