6-1449

RIC VI, TREVERI [before 756], FAUSTA, UNLISTED ISSUE [IVNONI REGINAE]

  

OBVERSE

FAVSTAENOBILISSIMAEFEMINAE [FAVSTAE NOBILISSIMAE FEMINAE]; bust l., hair waved, dr.

REVERSE

IVNONIREGINAE [IVNONIREGINAE]; Juno stg. l., r. holding patera, l. leaning on sceptre; at her feet, peacock. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC VI. Obv. similar to TREVERI 756 (from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.498; 1.2 g). Obviously both types were minted to commemorating Constantine's marriage in 307. Coin should be listed before TREVERI 756.

NOTES

Half siliqua. Weight 1.06 g; diameter 14-14.5 mm. SOld on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 84 Part I (lot 1210) in May 2015 for CHF 38,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski