6-1599

RIC VI, TREVERI 329, CONSTANTIUS, BUST TYPE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

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

BUST TYPE VARIETY. This bust does not resemble ordinary type B from this issue (laur., cuir.; see TREVERI 306a) and also differs distinctly from type C (laur., dr., cuir.; see TREVERI 293). It could be an elaborate cuirass or trabea.

NOTES

Weight 9.57 g; diameter 29 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-SALE 31 (lot 571) in November 2016 for GBP 50.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski