7-1439

RIC VII, ALEXANDRIA [before 36], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

PROVOVI-[TIA?]AVGG [PROVOVITIA (sic!) AVGG]; camp gate, with two turrets, no doors; varying number of stone layers; star above. SMALA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1], HYBRID. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 709). Note crude style and lettering, errors in rev. legend and rev. appropriate for Constantine I. Probably an ancient imitation. Could be mentioned before ALEXANDRIA 36.

NOTES

Weight 2.71 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on eBay in Aprol 2013 for $72.95.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski