6-1200

RIC VI, TREVERI 5, CONSTANTIUS, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA-NTIVSNC [CONSTANTIVS N C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

COMES-AVGG [COMES AVGG]; Minerva stg. r., r. leaning on spear, l. on shield. PT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC cites specimen from the British Museum (featured below) but inaccurately describes the rev.: "Minerva stg. facing, head l." Should be "Minerva stg. right". Cf. also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 164.

See also:
TREVERI 4, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, [CORRECTION]
TREVERI [after 4], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.07 g. Sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 24 (lot 248) in December 2002 for CHF 9,000.

Other specimens:

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1896,0608.92); weight 5.35 g [click for picture];

- from Spätantike zwischen Heidentum und Christentum, München 1990, p. 98, no. M115 [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski