6-1200

RIC VI, TREVERI 5, CONSTANTIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

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

REVERSE VARIETY. There are two varieties of rev. for this type: a) with Minerva stg. l. (variety listed in RIC, Depeyrot 1D/3 [click for picture]); b) with MInerva stg. r. (this variety, Depeyrot 1D/2). Note that variety listed in RIC is much more rarer than this unlisted variant. Cf. also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 164.

NOTES

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

Other specimens:

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

- specimen 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