6-804

RIC VI, TREVERI [before 805], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI•I-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI • IVVENTVTIS]; Constantine stg. facing, head r., in military dress, r. holding transverse spear, l. globe. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to TREVERI 805 except for weight of 2 solidi instead of 1½. Note also dot in rev. legend and different rev. legend break. According to Bastien, minted for the celebration of Constantine’s quinquennalia on 10 July 310. Coin should be listed before TREVERI 805.

NOTES

AV multiple of 2 solidi. Weight 8.90 g. Offered on Freeman & Sear site in spring 2004 ("Price on Request").


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski